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VBA Appellate Summit
VBA Appellate Summit


When: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: McGuireWoods LLP
Gateway Plaza
800 E. Canal St.
Richmond, Virginia  23219
United States
Khadijah Vasser

Phone: 804-644-0041 Ext. 120


What to Expect

MCLE Credits: 5.5 (1.0 Ethics) Approved

The VBA Appellate Summit is bound to be an informative event, thanks to its prestigious speakers and presenters. Chief Judge Gregory and Chief Judge Huff will open this year's Summit with their presentation, "A View from the Bench." With additional presentations on Assignments of Error, featuring Virginia B. Theisen and Kevin E. Martingayle; Oral Argument, with Rosemary V. Bourne and the Honorable Mary Grace O’Brien; an ethics panel featuring Justice Stephen R. McCullough and L. Steven Emmert; and four lunch roundtable discussions, this is an event you'll want to be sure to attend.

Lunch Roundtable Discussions (Sign up on-site ) 

  • Criminal Appeals, hosted by Rosemary V. Bourne and David B. Hargett
  • Finality Issues, hosted by Alice Armstrong and Lori Lord
  • Strategy and Tactics in Amicus Briefs, hosted by Robert W. Loftin and Matt McGuire
  • Building and Growing an Appellate Practice, hosted by Norman A. Thomas and L. Steven Emmert

The 2018 Summit is scheduled for Sept. 20 in the offices of McGuireWoods in Richmond. This event does not come around every year, so be sure to mark your calendars to attend.


Register Today

Registration is now open! The deadline to register in advance is September 18. After this date, please plan to register on-site.

Register Online

Register online by clicking the link above.

NOTE: If you sign-in on, your registration form will automatically populate with your member information. We encourage you to sign in as a time-saver. If you do not have a log-in, or can't remember your password, please contact Elizabeth Gerde at 804-644-0041 Ext. 118.

Register by Hand

Download and tab through the printable registration form to fill it out. Please return the form to the VBA office by mail, fax or email.


Parking Information

Parking is available at the following locations:

James Center Parking Deck
1000 E. Canal St. Richmond, VA 23219
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $21

Bank of America Deck
1111 East Main Street (Enter On Cary St.)
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $21

Shockoe Slip Garage
110 South 13th Street (Enter on 12th St.)
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $18

SunTrust Center- Richmond
919 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Daily Rate: $18


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