June 12, 2016
The Mentor Mentee program for the Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting returns next weekend in Virginia Beach. Learn more.
March 07, 2015
The Diversity Conference is encouraging members of the Virginia State Bar to consider sponsoring a law student for the Annual Meeting this summer, June 18‐21, 2015 at Virginia Beach. The cost for a law student to attend will be $135 for a first time attendee, and if the student can stay for the alumni breakfast, an additional $20 to cover that breakfast, for a grand total of $155. The students will be asked to cover their own room and board.
March 07, 2015
Clarence M. Dunnaville Jr. Achievement Award VSB Diversity Conference recognizes individuals who are examples of excellence that members of the bar can emulate to meet its mission and goals of fostering, encouraging, and facilitating diversity and inclusion in the bar, the judiciary, and the legal profession.
March 10, 2014
As we move forward in the 21st Century, our profession needs to be representative of our clients. The mission of the Diversity Conference is to promote diversity in all aspects of the legal profession. We are writing to ask your help in fulfilling that mission.
May 03, 2013
Join the VWAA and Diversity Conference at the VSB Annual Meeting, on Friday, June 14 at 2:30 p.m. for what promises to be a spirited and informative discussion: Diversity and the Rule of Law: Complementary or Contradictory?
December 13, 2012
On behalf of the ABA Center for Racial and Ethnic Diversity, we wanted to share with you information about the availability of applications to the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund.
June 07, 2012
It has been an honor and a privilege for me to serve as the Chair of the Diversity Conference this past year. The Conference has accomplished much, but we still have much to do. I thank each and every member of the Conference for the opportunity to serve as your Chair. This past year was the first year that the Conference actually had an opportunity to put some concrete programs in place that we hope will be perpetual in nature instead of concentrating on fund raising events as we did in our first year of existence (2012-2011).
June 05, 2012
The Honorable John Charles Thomas, Retired Justice of the Virginia Supreme Court to Speak at the VSB Diversity Conference’s Inaugural Annual Meeting, June 15, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in the Orion’s Roof atop Cavalier Oceanfront Hotel.
September 23, 2011
Newly appointed Justice Cleo E. Powell, an alumnus of the University of Virginia School of Law and member of the Diversity Conference of the Virginia State Bar, will return to her alma mater on Thursday, November 10, 2011, as the keynote speaker at a three-day conference on diversity within the legal profession. The conference is sponsored by the Law School’s Center for the Study of Race and Law, the Diversity Conference of the Virginia State Bar, the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, and the Black Law Students Association.
August 30, 2011
The Diversity Conference’s inaugural year was a promising and successful one with much accomplished and much more planned in the year ahead. Its main accomplishment was to establish a Board of Governors with individuals who are energetic and focused on the Conference’s mission to: