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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
Conferences
Volunteer opportunities

Attention Law Students!

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

Events

March 19, 2021 | 2:00 PM
VWAA Conference

March 20, 2021 | 2:00 PM
VWAA Conference

Save the Date!

Save the Date!

VWAA Conference
March 19-20, 2021
Virginia Crossings
Glen Allen, VA

The VWAA Conference is just around the corner. Check the calendar in the coming weeks for more information about this event.

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Interviewing for a Judicial Vacancy?

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Interview Results for Two Vacancies in the 19th Judicial Circuit, Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court

On October 29, 2020 the Northern Virginia Chapter's Judicial Screening Committee conducted virtual interviews of nine candidates for two anticipated vacancies in the 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations 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 11, 2020.


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

On October 27, 2020 the Northern Virginia Chapter's Judicial Screening Committee conducted virtual interviews of seven candidates for the anticipated vacancy in the 19th Judicial Circuit of Virginia, Fairfax County Circuit 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 11, 2020.


Northern Virginia Chapter to Conduct Interviews for Fairfax County District Court

The Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Northern Virginia Chapter’s  Judicial Screening Committee will conduct interviews of applicants for the anticipated vacancy on the FAIRFAX COUNTY GENERAL DISTRICT CIRCUIT COURT.  Interviews of applicants for the Fairfax County General District Court vacancy will be conducted remotely on November 12, 2020

Applications must be returned to Michelle Kaminsky via email or via the VWAA website by 5:00 p.m. on November 1, 2020. The application can be found on the VWAA website or requested from Michelle Kaminsky (mkaminsky@khitelaw.com). 

Please also include a photograph and biography with your application. 

NVWAA and/or VWAA members who practice in the Fairfax County District Court are needed to sit on the panels. Please contact Michelle at mkaminsky@khitelaw.com or 703-766-0732 as soon as possible if you are able to participate.


IN MEMORIAM: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933 – 2020)

In 1987, Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg, then a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D. C Circuit, participated in the “Institute on Women and the Constitution” a week long event co-sponsored by the VWAA and the Council on the Status of Women and held at the University of Virginia.  Judge Ginsburg was interviewed by Jane Schukoske for the VWAA publication “Lex Claudia” and was featured on that issue’s cover.  

Following are select excerpts from that interview that are worth revisiting.


Proclamation: 100 Years of Women's Suffrage in the United States

The VWAA Board passed, on June 20, 2020, a proclamation in recognition of the 100th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in the United States.