Virginia State Bar

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Family Law

A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

Family Law Service Award

Brian HirschThe Family Law Service Award is given to an individual or organization who has consistently given freely of time, talent and energies to provide valuable services in advancing family, domestic relations or juvenile law in Virginia, whether such services are rendered to the Virginia legal community or directly to the citizens of Virginia.  This award is given no more than one time per year.  The recipient is determined by a majority vote of the Board of Governors of the Family Law Section from nominations made by the members of the Family Law Section.  The Family Law Service Award is presented at the Annual Family Law Seminar in April at The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia.

Brian Hirsch, 2020

Prior Recipients

Mitchell D. Broudy, 2018

Cheshire I’Anson Eveleigh, 2017

Colleen M. Quinn, 2015

Hon. A. Ellen White, 2014

Lelia Baum Hopper, 2011

Christine E. "Christie" Marra, 2010

Anne Holton, 2009

Carol Schrier-Polak, 2008

Mary G. Commander, 2007

All nominations must be received by January 29, 2021.

Please use our Family Law Service Award Nomination Application Form or send a letter of nomination to:

VSB Family Law Section
Attn. Dolly C. Shaffner, Family Law Section Liaison

by email:

by post:
1111 East Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026

or by fax:
(804) 775-0501