Northern Virginia Chapter

PRESIDENT
Tiffany Burton

PRESIDENT ELECT
Jamel Rowe

TREASURER
Jill Seiferth

SECRETARY
Kabara Praskavich

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Maureen Carr

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Melissa Dragone

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
Hudaidah Bhimdi

DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP
Valerie Reid

DIRECTOR OF ETHICS
Carolé Krogmann

DIRECTOR OF JUDICIARY
Christie Leary

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL EVENTS
Shannon Peak

DIRECTOR OF MT. VERNON PROGRAM
Elizaebth Soc

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Alexandra Ribe

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
Sara Sakagami

CO-DIRECTORS OF HOLIDAY RECEPTION
Tashina Gorgone
Dana Wolfson

DIRECTOR OF COLOR OF JUSTICE
Theodora Stringham

DIRECTORS AT LARGE
Hon. Lorraine Nordlund (Ret.)
Taylor Chapman
Virginia Haizlip
Laurie Neff
Marina Blickley
Michelle Kaminsky

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Did You Know?

The Mount Vernon High School girls interested in the legal profession initiative continues to be sponsored by the Northern Virginia Chapter. Each session takes place at Mount Vernon High School located at 8515 Old Mt Vernon Rd in Alexandria, VA. Please check the upcoming events for specific dates and times. If interested in volunteering, please email Natalia C. Wilson at nwilson@ainbanklaw.com for more information.

Annual events:  Color of Justice Program, Ethics Seminar

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Monthly Meetings

The Northern Virginia Chapter holds regular monthly meetings. 

Interview Results for Vacancy in 17th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, Arlington County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court

On November 18, 2021 the Northern Virginia Chapter's Judicial Screening Committee conducted virtual interviews of five candidates for an anticipated vacancy in the 17th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, Arlington County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court. 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 December 8, 2021.


Interview Results for Vacancy in 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, Fairfax General District Court

On November 17, 2021 the Northern Virginia Chapter's Judicial Screening Committee conducted virtual interviews of five candidates for the anticipated vacancy in the 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, Fairfax General District Court. 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 November 30, 2021.


Northern Virginia Chapter Judicial Screening Interviews for Arlington County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District 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 Arlington County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court  on November 18, 2021.

Applications must be returned to Christie Leary via email at christie.leary@leary-law.com or via the online Judicial Candidates Questionnaire by 5:00 p.m. on November 16, 2021. If completing the questionnaire online, please enter christie.leary@leary-law.com for item 4.  The application can also be requested from Christie Leary at christie.leary@leary-law.com.

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 Christie Leary at at christie.leary@leary-law.com or (703) 359-7111 as soon as possible if you are able to participate.



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