Richmond chapter members are involved in many activities such as judicial candidate screening, legislative events, CLE programs and awarding a public service scholarship at the University of Richmond.
The Richmond Chapter and VAratify ERA co-sponsored an ethics seminar on August 29, 2019 entitled "MeToo, YouToo, WhereTo: Should the Virginia State Bar Adopt an Anti-Discrimination Rule?" in Richmond, VA. Panelists included:
Marni E. Byrum
President, Virginia State Bar Principal, McQuade Byrum
James M. McCauley
Ethics Counsel, Virginia State Bar
Eric M. Page
Immediate Past Chair, Virginia State Bar's Standing Committee on Legal Ethics Member, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC
Attorney, Sands Anderson
D. Patricia Wallace
The Wallace Law Firm PLC
Professor of Law, T.C. Williams School of Law University of Richmond
On June 29, 2017, the Richmond Chapter held a reception celebrating Richmond Women of Achievement: Doris H. Causey, the incoming president of the Virginia State Bar and the first African-American woman elected; and Margaret F. Hardy, the first woman elected President of the Sands Anderson Law Firm.
The Richmond Chapter hosted a special event on April 11, 2016 at the University of Richmond Law School featuring outstanding members of the Virginia judiciary, entitled "The Robe Becomes Her: Women Judges Share Their Pathways to the Bench. Three of our local judges, The Honorable Marilynn C. Goss, Richmond Juvenile Domestic Relations Court; The Honorable Catherine Hammon (Ret.), Henrico Circuit Court; and The Honorable Jacquline S. McClenney, Richmond General District Court were part of the informal discussion.