Better Annual Meeting

The Better Annual Meeting Committee works with Virginia State Bar staff to structure the Annual Meeting and to ensure that it's useful and relevant to lawyers. The committee suggests speakers, vets CLE presentations, and works with vendors. The committee welcomes your feedback and ideas.

2021-22 Committee

Sharon D. Nelson, Esq.
Chair
3975 University Dr Ste 225
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-359-0700  2024 / 3
Raymond B. Benzinger, Esq.
 
Law Office of Raymond B. Benzinger
3900 University Dr Ste 120
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-312-0410  2023 / 2
Irving M. Blank, Esq.
 
Blank & Marcus LLC
1st Floor
1804 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23230
 804-355-0691  2024 / 3
Hon. Manuel Aggie Capsalis
 
Fairfax County General District Court
Second Floor/Judge's Chambers
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-246-4374  2024 / 2
Jacqueline Alexis Fisher-Rizk, Esq.
 
Henrico Commonwealth Attorney's Office
4309 E Parham Rd
Henrico, VA 23228
 804-501-5818  2024 / 1
Foster Samuel Burton Friedman, Esq.
 
Wade, Grimes, Friedman, Meinken & Leischner, PLLC
616 N Washington St
Alexandria, VA 22314
 703-836-9030  2023 / 2
Claire Guthrie Gastanaga, Esq.
 
1127 S. Meadow Street
Richmond, VA 23220
 804-337-3233  2022 / 1
Chanel Ann Gray
 
Office of the City Attorney
306 Cedar Road
6th Floor
Chesapeake, VA 23322
 757-382-6940  2022 / 1
Md Ehteshamul Haque, Esq.
 
Law Office of Ehteshamul Haque, PLLC
11696 Hollyview Drive
Great Falls, VA 20190
 703-909-9605  2024 / 1
Leonard Claro Heath, Jr., Esq.
 
Heath, Overbey, Verser & Old, P.L.C.
11832 Rock Landing Dr Ste 201
Newport News, VA 23606
 757-243-1461  2024 / 1
Ann Helen Kloeckner, Esq.
 
Legal Aid Works
PO Box 974
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
 540-371-1105  2024 / 3
Bretta Marie Zimmer Lewis, Esq.
 
Wolcott Rivers Gates
200 Bendix Rd Ste 300
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
 757-470-5568  2024 / 2
Martha JP McQuade, Esq.
 
McQuade Byrum PLLC
602 North Columbus Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
 703-548-4200x11  2022 / 1
Nathan John Olson, Esq.
 
Cooper Ginsberg Gray, PLLC
9302 Lee Hwy Ste 1200
Fairfax, VA 22031
 703-934-1480  2024 / 1
Dipti Pidikiti-Smith, Esq.
 
Legal Services of Northern Virginia
10700 Page Ave
Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-684-0738  2022 / 1
Alexandra Ribe, Esq.
 
Murray Osorio PLLC
4103 Chain Bridge Rd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22030
 703-352-2399  2023 / 1
David Watson Thomas, Esq.
 
Michie Hamlett Lowry Rasmussen & Tweel
310 4th St NE 2nd FL
Charlottesville, VA 22902
 434-951-7200  2022 / 1
Brian Lawrence Buniva, Esq.
Ex-Officio
B.L. Buniva Strategic Advisor, PLLC
SunTrust Building
919 E Main St Ste 1300
Richmond, VA 23219
 804-873-0610  ---- / -
Stephanie Elaine Grana, Esq.
Ex-Officio
Breit Cantor Grana Buckner, PLLC
7130 Glen Forest Dr Ste 400
Richmond, VA 23226
 804-343-4372  ---- / -
Jay Barry Myerson, Esq.
Ex-Officio
Suite 100
11860 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191
 703-715-9600  ---- / -
Benjamin Alan Shute, Esq.
YLC Liaison
Apt. 6
905 Roseneath Rd.
Richmond, VA 23221
 703-822-3939  2024 / 1
Karen Ann Gould, Esq.
Liaison
Virginia State Bar
1111 E Main St Ste 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
 804-775-0550  ---- / -
Ms. Dolly Shaffner
Liaison
Virginia State Bar
1111 E Main St Ste 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
 804-775-0518  ---- / -
Mrs. Maureen D. Stengel
Liaison
Virginia State Bar
1111 E Main St Ste 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
 804-775-0517  ---- / -

  Updated: Aug 11, 2021