Meetings and Events

VALS Fall Institute and Board of Governors Meeting

Sat, September 22, 2018 - Sun, September 23, 2018

Legal Education Seminar September 22 at 9:30 a.m.
DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel, Midlothian, VA

Board of Governors Meeting September 23rd at 9:00 a.m.


VALS, the association for legal professionals, offers a 2018 Fall Institute (Legal Education) which is open to all persons employed in the legal field in Richmond at Midlothian’s DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel, 1021 Koger Center Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23235

Speakers and topics:

9:30 – 11:45 am
Medicare/Medicaid/Social Security Eligibility
(Joanna Suyes, Esq., MARKS & HARRISON, P.C. Richmond, VA)

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Elder Financial Exploitation
(William Lightfoot, Richmond, VA)

Download registration form at The registration fee is $75 for members and $90 for non-members, which includes lunch. The deadline for registration is August 30, 2018. Registration checks should be made payable to “VALS Legal Education Council” and mailed to Linda Thomas, PLS, 2554 Back Acres Road, Virginia Beach, VA  23454. (There is a $5 late fee for registrations postmarked after August 30, 2018).

For more information on the seminars please contact Melinda Childress-Dearing, PP, PLS, Chair of VALS Legal Education Council at (540) 983-9434 or or  Information on membership in VALS is available upon request from Monica Guilliams, PP, VALS Vice President/Membership Chair at (540) 983-9461 or


In conjunction with the Fall Institute, VALS will hold its Second Board of Governors Meeting of the 2018-2019 year beginning on Sunday, September 23rd at 9:00 a.m.  The registration fee is $26 which includes breakfast and the $3.00 registration fee for the Board of Governors Meeting. There is also a $5 late fee for registrations postmarked after August 30, 2018. Make check payable to RLSA and send to: Cynthia Hughes, PP, PLS, 8024 Lammermoor Court, Chesterfield, VA 23838.

For those needing to stay overnight, the price for a single/double/triple room is $114 plus applicable taxes. Hotel reservations can be made directly with the DoubleTree at (804) 379-3800 or Fax at (804) 379-0973 and use the Group Code “VALS” to get these prices. The deadline for reservations is August 30, 2018.

Updated: Aug 27, 2018