MRWBA News Updates

July 22, 2020

Awards Update

The Awards Committee announces that the following deadlines are approaching for nominations for various awards and recognitions.  Please consider nominating one of your accomplished MRWBA colleagues, or throw your own hat in the ring!  Any questions or requests for assistance may be directed to the Awards Committee Chair, Blaire O'Brien, at

  • Legal Elite Nominations are now open for Virginia Business and the Virginia Bar Association's Legal Elite.  The recognition seeks to honor the attorneys the nominator considers "most effective" in twenty categories of practice.  The nomination survey may be accessed here:  Nominations are due by July 31, 2020.  
  • Leaders in the Law and Up & Coming Lawyers Class of 2020 Nominations are now open for Virginia Lawyers Weekly's "Leaders in the Law" and "Up & Coming Lawyers Class of 2020."  These recognitions seek to honor attorneys and professionals in law-related fields who have made outstanding contributions to the practice of law in Virginia, significant achievements through the practice of law, leadership in improving the justice system, and important contributions to Virginia's legal community and/or the community at large.  The nomination form for both awards may be accessed here:  Nominations are due by August 14, 2020.  


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