Join your local VWAA chapter and be a part of the activities. Current VWAA chapters include:

Chapters usually have monthly meetings and members are also part of various committees, such as Judiciary and Legislative.

Member Benefits

VWAA members have access to:

Continuing Legal Education
Networking events
Volunteer opportunities

Attention Law Students!

VWAA offers FREE membership to law students and encourages participation in chapter events and programs.


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

October 24, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Loudoun Chapter CLE - Confidentiality: Non-Clients' Misunderstandings and Mistakes
2 Hours of Ethics CLE Credit (pending approval) DETAILS

October 27, 2022 | 3:00 PM
Richmond Chapter Ethics CLE
Registration information coming soon DETAILS

December 1, 2022 | 6:00 PM
Roanoke Chapter Annual Judicial Reception
More details coming soon. DETAILS

News [View All News]

VWAA Members selected for 2023 Best Lawyers in Virginia List

The VWAA is proud of the members who have been selected as 2023 Best Lawyers in Virginia. Published on August 18, 2022, the Best Lawyers website has lists by practice area and Virginia cities.


August 21-24, 2022 Judicial Conference of Virginia for District Courts

VWAA President Brett Callahan attends the Supreme Court of Virginia's Judicial Conference.


Hampton Roads Chapter
Kickoff Meeting

The Hampton Roads Chapter held their first meeting of the new term on August 18, 2022 at Wasserhund Brewery in Chesapeake! At the kickoff, they collected donations of school supplies for Ocean View Elementary School in Norfolk. Each item of school supplies brought, entered you into a raffle.


Roanoke Chapter's Nancy Reynolds Sworn in as Director for NCWBA

Nancy Reynolds NCWBA Swearing in Ceremony

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.


Abingdon/SWVA Chapter
Upcoming Events in 2022

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. 


Roanoke Chapter
2022 Events & Activities

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.