Event Calendar

The following are scheduled upcoming events for the VADA. Any questions about these meetings can be directed to Amy Gilbody, Director of Meetings, by

  1. 2018 Young Lawyers Boot Camp

    Sands Anderson
    Bank of America Center Third Floor Conference Center 
    1111 E. Main St.
    Richmond VA 23219

    A must-attend program for new attorneys looking to become a valuable member of the defense team. Instructors will include leading members of the defense bar.  

    • $150 before November 16; $175 after November 16.
    • 6.5 hours CLE approved
    • Free one-year VADA membership is available with registration for new members. No membership bill sent until Jan. 2020. Submit membership application at time of registration.
    • Registration covers all written materials, parking & box lunch.
    A limited number of hotel rooms are available at the discounted VADA rate of $149 at the nearby Omni Richmond (100 South 12th Street, Richmond, VA 23219).  Call 1-800-THE-OMNI before November 16.
  2. 2019 Trial Tactics Workshop


    University of Richmond School of Law

    Two-day, intensive training in mock trial setting before Virginia jursits and under the tutelage of leading defense attorneys.  Four simultaneous trials with co-counsel, expert & lay witnesses, judges, coaches and court observers. Registration opens Spring 2019

  3. 2019 Spring Sections Seminar


    The Stonewall Jackson Hotel
    24 South Market Street
    Staunton, Virginia, VA 24401

    Join us at the newly renovated Stonewall Jackson Hotel, located in the center of Historic Downtown Staunton, for two days of in-depth specialized legal education, including sessions covering: Appellate Advocacy, Auto & Transportation, Corporate & Commercial Law, Medical Malpractice, Policy Coverage, Products & Toxic Torts, Professional Liability, Workers' Compensation.

    Online Registration Opens Spring 2019

  4. 2019 Annual Meeting


    Hilton Norfolk, The Main

    Further information to be posted in 2019.

  5. 2020 Annual Meeting


    The Homestead Resort
    7696 Sam Snead Hwy
    Hot Springs, VA 24445