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The VWAA congratulates member Ellen Weinman for being named 2014's Guardian Angel by the Children's Trust of the Roanoke Valley.
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Monthly Luncheons and Chapter Meetings - 12 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)Next meeting date(s):
April 16, 2014
CLE Luncheon - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Topic: The Truth About Immigration Law: What Non-Immigration Lawyers Need to Know
The Christine Lockhart Poarch law firm is leading the CLE and kindly sponsoring the lunch.
Location: Metamorphosis, 402 S Jefferson St, Roanoke, VA 24011
Cost: $25.00 for lunch and a one hour CLE, .5 of which will be ethics
Our speaker, Christine Lockhart Poarch, will provide an overview of our immigration system for family lawyers, criminal defense lawyers, and employment lawyers. She will discuss common issues that arise while representing immigrants and key topics that you need to know for your practice. RSVP to email@example.com by April 10.
Our last two board meetings have been August 21, 2013 and September 17, 2013.
Chapter meetings were held on June 6, May 9, March 7, February 6, and January 10. We oscillated meeting locations between downtown Roanoke, Southwest County, and Salem City locations to better accommodate our membership.
A lunchtime CLE titled "Advocacy in Mediation" featuring The Hon. Pamela Sargent, The Honorable Diane Strickland, and The Honorable Robert Ballou was hosted by the Roanoke Chapter and held on April 18, 2013 at Schaal's Metamorphosis located in downtown Roanoke.
A Judicial Reception honoring our local judiciary was held and well attended by the local bar on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Schaal's Metamorphosis located in downtown Roanoke.
We held chapter meetings on November 8, October 3, and September 6. We oscillated meeting locations between downtown Roanoke, Southwest County, and Salem City locations to better accommodate our membership.
We formed a nominating committee to come up with a slate of officers which were presented and voted on.
We planned a casual get together in May at a paint your own pottery shop in downtown Roanoke.
On April 9, 2011, the Roanoke Chapter of VWAA hosted a picnic at Mill Mountain Zoo.
The Roanoke chapter had a "just lunch" meeting on March 15 in downtown Roanoke. Everyone is excited to revive our monthly meetings 30 people were in attendance.
We held our holiday reception on January 27, 2011 at Schaal's Metamorphosis located at 4025 Jefferson Street in downtown Roanoke, at 5:30 p.m. The Roanoke Chapter held a brief membership business meeting at 5:15 for the purpose of electing officers for the coming year.