Northern Virginia Chapter Judicial Screening Interviews for One Anticipated Fairfax County Circuit Court Vacancy

The Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Northern Virginia Chapter's Judicial Screening Committee will conduct virtual interviews of applicants for the anticipated vacancy on the Fairfax County Circuit Court on September 20, 2021.

Applications must be returned to Jamel Rowe via email at jrowe@livesaymyers.com or via the online Judicial Candidates Questionnaire by 5:00 p.m. on September 16, 2021. If completing the questionnaire online, please enter jrowe@livesaymyers.com for item 4.

Please also include a photograph and biography with your application.

NVWAA and/or VWAA members who practice in the Fairfax County Circuit Court are needed to sit on the panel. Please contact Jamel at jrowe@livesaymyers.com or (703) 865-4746 as soon as possible if you are able to participate.


Judicial Screening Interviews for Anticipated Vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia

The Virginia Women Attorneys Association’s Judicial Screening Committee will conduct interviews of applicants for the anticipated vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia.

Interviews of applicants for this vacancy will be conducted virtually via Zoom on October 26, 2021.

Candidates interested in applying should submit an application to Maureen E. Carr and Michelle Parker, Co-Chairs of the Committee, by September 30, 2021 at 5:00pm by: 

  1. Downloading the application as a PDF and emailing the completed application to mcarr@beankinney.com and mparker@decklaw.com; or
  1. Completing the application electronically and listing mcarr@beankinney.com and mparker@decklaw.com in the field for question #4. 

The Rules of the Judiciary Screening Committee can be found at http://www.vwaa.org/assets/components/pdfs/judiciary/VWAA_Judiciary_Committee_Rules.pdf

VWAA members who practice in the Supreme Court of Virginia are needed to sit on the Committee.  To apply for a seat on the Committee, please contact Maureen E. Carr (mcarr@beankinney.com) and Michelle Parker (mparker@decklaw.com) by September 21, 2021.


Hampton Roads Chapter Welcomes New Chapter Officers

Please join us in welcoming and congratulating our 2021-2023 Board! We are grateful for their service and excited for what’s to come.

2021-2023 Hampton Roads Chapter Officers


2021 VWAA Conference

The VWAA Conference, Honoring Our Past, Shaping Our Future will be held September 10-11, 2021 at Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center in Glen Allen, VA. A limited number of Blocked Rooms are available at Virginia Crossings at a discounted rate of $129/night. Call and ask for the VWAA rate: 804-727-1400. Registration and Agenda are now available!


Results of Interviews for Vacancies on the Virginia Court of Appeals

On May 10 and May 13, 2021, three VWAA  Judicial Screening Committees interviewed 35 candidates via Zoom for 7 vacancies on the Virginia Court of Appeals. An additional 26 candidates who participated in the application proceess within the last 18 months opted to maintain their VWAA rating. The results of the screening interviews and additional information about each candidate can be found in the letter issued by the Virginia Women Attorneys Association on June 3, 2021.


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