VWAA Conference

September 10, 2021 2:00 PM - September 11 2021 2:30 PM

Location:
Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center
1000 Virginia Center Pkwy, Glen Allen, VA 23059

HONORING OUR PAST, SHAPING OUR FUTURE

2021 CONFERENCE AGENDA

Friday, September 10

2:00 – 3:00 pm Screening of Documentary
"These Things Can Be Done – Women's Suffrage in Virginia"
3:00 – 4:30 pm Panel presentation with Documentary Producer and Featured Speakers
Margaret Hardy Moderator
Laura McCann Documentary Producer
Ajena Rogers Supervisory Ranger, National Park Service
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site
Karen Sherry, Ph.D. Curator, Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Sandra Gioia Treadway, Ph.D. Librarian of Virginia
Library of Virginia
Christina Vida Elise H. Wright Curator of General Collections
The Valentine Museum
4:30 – 5:00 pm Recognition of New Abingdon Chapter – Nancy Reynolds
5:00 – 5:30 pm Break
5:30 – 6:30 pm Reception
6:30 – 8:00 pm Dinner
"Trends in Voting Rights Law: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly"
Erin Ashwell Chief Deputy Attorney General
Office of Attorney General of Virginia

Saturday, September 11

9:00 – 12:00 Panel Presentation - You be the Judge
Michelle Parker Moderator
Hon. Elizabeth K. Dillon
Hon. Arenda Wright Allen
Hon. Rondelle D. Herman
Hon. Marilyn Goss
Hon. Tameeka Williams
USDC, Western Division
USDC, Eastern Division
Henrico Circuit Court
Richmond General District Court
Norfolk General District Court
12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch
"Virginia Free Legal Answers: Ethics & Best Practices for Online Service" (1 hour Ethics CLE)
Crista Gantz, Director of Access to Legal Services, VSB
1:30 – 2:30 pm Panel Presentation – "The Ethics of Mediation" (1 hour Ethics CLE)
Alison Mullins, Moderator