Woman of Achievement Awards
NOMINATION SOLICITATION FOR THE 2019 WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
The MRWBA seeks each year to promote the stature of women in the community and to recognize those women who exemplify legal professionalism.
I. Awards Criteria:
Each nominee shall:
II. Nomination Package Requirements:
The nomination package must include the following:
All nomination packages must be received no later than 5:00p.m. October 25, 2019 by: Lucy Gardner Davis, ThompsonMcMullan, P.C., 100 Shockoe Slip, 3rd Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219, Direct: 804-698-6243.
IV. Purpose of the MRWBA
The purposes of the Association as set forth in the Articles of Incorporation are:
MRWBA was proud to present its 2018 Woman of Achievement Award to Julie McConnell (pictured at right).
Professor Julie McConnell is Director of the UR School of Law’s Children’s Defense Clinic. Prior to joining the Law School in 2011, she served as the Supervising Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in the City of Richmond’s Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, where she prosecuted cases involving juvenile delinquency, child abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence, elder abuse, and homicide. She has also served as an Assistant Public Defender in the Richmond Public Defender’s Office and is the author of an article in Virginia Lawyer Magazine on the collateral consequences of juvenile adjudications. In 2011, Professor McConnell received the Oliver Hill Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court’s “Unsung Hero” Award. She was also awarded the Outstanding Woman Award for Education by the YWCA Richmond in 2017.
Past Award Winners
Colleen M. Quinn (2017)
Ann T. Burks and Barbara M. Rose (2004)