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Young Lawyers Fall Meeting
Young Lawyers Fall Meeting

10/18/2019 to 10/20/2019

When: October 18-20, 2019
Where: The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
110 Shenandoah Avenue
Roanoke, Virginia  24016
United States
Khadijah Vasser

Phone: 804-644-0041 x 120

Registration Information
Online registration is closed.

Online registration is now closed, but registration is available on-site.

What to Expect

Join fellow young lawyers and law students for a weekend of CLE programming, networking, Roanoke dining, and family-friendly fun. 

The festivities will begin Friday evening with a welcome reception at Hotel Roanoke and dinner at Billy's. 

Formal programming will begin Saturday morning with breakfast and the Leadership Council Meeting (open to all young lawyers and law students), followed by CLE programming, an afternoon in Roanoke at Mill Mountain and Big Lick Brewing, and dinner at Corned Beef & Company.

Bring your family and guests to end the weekend with a buffet breakfast on Sunday morning. 

10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. - Regulating and Policing the Illegal Manufacturing of Alcohol (90 min CLE)

This program will highlight and discuss the federal and state regulations governing the manufacture and sale of illegal whiskey in Virginia, including the complexities associated with policing and enforcing these regulations. Special attention will be paid to licensing, taxation, and statutory enforcement matters.

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. - Strategies for Preventing Workplace Violence and Understanding Your Legal Obligations/Active Shooter Training (90 min. CLE)

This program will discuss legal obligations under federal law to provide a safe work environment, highlight how employers should take a preventative and proactive stance toward threats of violence, and how to ensure your policies and practices do not violate the ADA or other federal employment laws. We will also highlight workplace violence facts and statistics, and steps employers and employees can take to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations in the workplace.

MCLE Credits: 3.0 Approved



Registration for the Young Lawyers Fall Meeting is open. Save $15 when you register by Friday, September 27. The deadline to register in advance is October 16. After this date, please plan to register on-site.

All young lawyers and law students are invited, including non-members and VBA members who have yet to get involved.

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.



The registration fee is all-inclusive and covers the Friday welcome reception and dinner; Saturday breakfast, lunch, afternoon social activities, and dinner; and the Sunday closing breakfast.

  • VBA Member and
  • Affiliated Bar Member (Alexandria Bar Association, Fairfax Bar Association, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Virginia Chapter, Hill Tucker Bar Association, Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, Lynchburg Bar Association, Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association, Old Dominion Bar Association, Prince William County Bar Association, Roanoke Bar Association)

        By Sept. 27: $100  After Sept. 27: $115

  • Non-VBA Member

        By Sept. 27: $125  After Sept. 27: $140

  • Lawyer Spouse/Guest

       By Sept. 27: $75  After Sept. 27: $90

  • Non-Lawyer Spouse/Guest

       By Sept. 27: $60 After Sept. 27: $75

  • Law School Student: $30
  • Children (age 3 - 12): $15

Book Your Room

Act now and reserve your room at the group rate of $179 at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. The reservation deadline is Friday, September 27. There are two ways you can reserve a room:

  • Reserve online through the hotel's website;
  • Call 540-985-5900 and reference the VBA Young Lawyers Fall Meeting

Thank you to our sponsors!







Interested in becoming a sponsor?

Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum sponsorship opportunities are available. Complete the sponsorship form and contact Jon Puvak at 540-983-9399 or Jennifer Ligon at 804-420-6423 for more information.

Interested in getting involved with the YLD?

For more information or to get involved with a VBA YLD activity or project, visit and express your interest to the program chair.


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