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Nominations open for 2019 ‘Hall of Fame’ honorees

vlw-hall-of-fame-logo_feaVirginia Lawyers Weekly is now taking nominations for the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame, our awards program designed to recognize some of Virginia’s most significant senior lawyers.

The deadline for nominations is close of business on Friday, March 29, 2019. CLICK HERE to nominate.

Membership in the Hall of Fame is reserved for Virginia lawyers age 60 and older. Criteria for selection to the Hall will include:

  • Career accomplishments
  • Contributions to the development of the law in Virginia
  • Contributions to the bar
  • Contributions to the commonwealth of Virginia
  • Efforts to improve the quality of justice in Virginia

Nominees may include retired lawyers, retired members of the judiciary and deceased lawyers.

The Class of 2019 will be honored at a special awards presentation at the John Marshall Hotel in downtown Richmond on May 21.

— Paul Fletcher