Join your local VWAA chapter and be a part of the activities. Current VWAA chapters include:
August 25, 2022 | 5:30 PM
Abingdon/SWVA Chapter Book Club Social
We will be discussing the book Infinitely More: Choosing Freedom, A Career Mom's Turning Point by Amy Conway-Hatcher, but you are welcome to join us (PLEASE RSVP) even if you have not read the book. This will be an evening of casual conversation and fellowship. DETAILS
September 29, 2022 | 5:30 PM
Roanoke Chapter Meet 'n' Greet with local legislators at Billy's
This is a diversity initiatives effort for the legislators to get to know the talented women attorneys in their districts. DETAILS
On August 5, 2022, Nancy Reynolds of the VWAA Roanoke Chapter was sworn in as a Director for the National Conference of Womens Bar Associations Board. The NCWBA is an Association for associations representing 35,000 women attorneys. The VWAA is a proud member and honored to see one of our own leaders serve on their Board.
Ms. Reynolds is a member of VWAA Roanoke Chapter and is serving as the 2022-2023 State Treasurer for the VWAA and a co-Chair of the Diversity Initiative Committee. She was also the recipient of the 2022 VWAA President's Award for her passion and dedication to women's development in law.
Join us for the following events. Please contact the Chapter Board for more information.
Thursday, August 25 Book Club Social at Abingdon Vineyards. We will be discussing the book Infinitely More: Choosing Freedom, A Career Mom's Turning Point by Amy Conway-Hatcher.
September 2022 Career Panel at Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, VA. More information to come.
October 28, 2022 Virtual Lunch and Learn. More information to come.
November/December 2022 Chapter Charity Drive. More information to come.
Below is a list of upcoming events in 2022:
A Meeting of the Membership on August 18, 5:00 pm, at the Green Goat.
On September 29 at 5:30 pm we will host a Meet ‘N Greet with our local legislators at Billy’s, 102 Market Street, Roanoke, VA 24011.
We will have the Annual Judicial Reception on December 1 at 6:00 pm. The location is to be determined.
Finally, the Roanoke Chapter is working with Kate Reese to host a local You Be The Judge program for Spring 2023 and is planning a CLE program that will include a trip to a winery.
Updates will be provided as the year unfolds.
The Virginia Women Attorneys Association is proud to announce it has entered a 1-year partnership with ALPS Insurance.
The Virginia Women Attorneys Association had its Annual Meeting on June 17, 2022 in Virginia Beach and virtually. President Rachel Robinson honored past Presidents Janet Cho and Margaret Hardy for their leadership, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic. We are greatly for their continued service to the Association.
On June 17, 2022, the VWAA hosted a luncheon panel exploring expectations for women’s appearance and attire in the courtroom and the law firm. Our moderator Shemeka C. Hankins brought together Justice Cleo E. Powell, Judge Linda Bryant, Judge Roxie O. Holder, and Judge Tameeka Montgomery Williams to share their observations and personal experiences to touch on issues of implicit bias, discrimination, and the intersection of race, gender, and cultural norms. Watch the panel discussion.