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‘Influential Women of Law’ for 2020 named

iwl_logo-2018_wVirginia Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with four statewide bar groups, has announced the 2020 class of “Influential Women of Law.”

This awards program, now in its second year, honors women attorneys and judges for their excellent work on behalf of the justice system and for their clients, their commitment to their communities and their service to the profession.

The Class of 2020 honorees are:

  • Laura T. Alridge, Boleman Law Firm, Richmond
  • Regina F. Amick, Wolcott Rivers Gates, Virginia Beach
  • Barbara S. Anderson, Life & Estate Planning Center, Alexandria
  • Michele Bartoli Cain, Bartoli Cain Wason, Alexandria
  • Anne G. Bibeau, Vandeventer Black, Norfolk
  • Buta Biberaj, Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney, Leesburg
  • The Hon. Deborah W. Blevins, Virginia Workers’ Comp Commission, Roanoke
  • Alexandra Cunningham, Hunton Andrews Kurth, Richmond
  • Nanda Davis, Davis Law Practice, Roanoke
  • Kathleen Latham Farrell, Farrell & Croft, Manassas
  • Tammy Moss Finley, Advance Auto Parts, Roanoke
  • Jennifer M. Fox, Barnes & Diehl, Richmond
  • Amy S. Griggs, Regan Zambri Long, Washington, DC
  • Margaret F. Hardy, Sands Anderson, Richmond
  • Marissa M. Henderson, Ventker Henderson, Norfolk
  • Carol C. Honigberg, Reed Smith, McLean
  • Eva N. Juncker, Paley Rothman, Falls Church
  • Kristi C. Kelly, Kelly Guzzo, Fairfax
  • Jamie Baskerville Martin, Williams Mullen, Richmond
  • Kathleen M. McCauley, Moran Reeves Conn, Richmond
  • Emily M. Munn, Bischoff Martingayle, Virginia Beach
  • Devanshi Patel, Patel & Williams, Arlington
  • Courtney Moates Paulk, Hirschler, Richmond
  • Corrynn J. Peters, Phillips & Peters, Norfolk
  • Megan Conway Rahman, Troutman Sanders, Richmond
  • Sandra Saseen-Smith, Halifax Public Defender’s Office, South Boston
  • Julie A.C. Seyfarth, Chesterfield County Attorney’s Office, Chesterfield
  • Crystal Shin, University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville
  • Elizabeth S. Skilling, Harman Claytor Corrigan & Wellman, Richmond
  • Jacquelyn E. Stone, McGuireWoods, Richmond
  • Hon. Susan J. Stoney, Fairfax General District Court, Fairfax
  • Kristina H. Vaquera, Jackson Lewis, Norfolk
  • Cheryl Watson Smith, Cheryl Watson Smith PC, Roanoke
  • Kathleen L. Wright, Gentry Locke, Roanoke

For the IWL program, VLW is partnering with the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, the Virginia Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the Old Dominion Bar Association.

The honorees will be celebrated at a reception and awards program on Feb. 18 at The John Marshall in downtown Richmond.

Each honoree also will be profiled in a special supplement that will be distributed at the event and inserted into Virginia Lawyers Weekly in February.