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Any questions about these meetings can be directed to Amy Gilbody, Director of Meetings, at agilbody@vada.org.


Upcoming events

    • 08 May 2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • 10 May 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • Stonewall Jackson Hotel, Staunton
    Register

    Specialized litigation sections training. Registration includes receptions Wednesday and Thursday nights and VADA Late Night.

    New this Year

    • Wednesday Night Welcome Reception
    • Local Government-Specific Programming
      General Session on Working with Insurance Companies

    Agenda

    Requesting 10.0 HRS CLE

    REGISTRATION OPENS SOON

    Wednesday, May 8
    6:00     Welcome Networking Reception
                 The Mill Street Grill
                 Sponsored by Planet Depos & S-E-A

    7:30     Dinner on your own

    Thursday, May 9
    9:00     Morning Sections
                 Appellate Advocacy
                 Policy Coverage
                 Professional Liability

    12:00  Lunch, Sponsored by MLM Insurance

    1:00     Afternoon Sections
                 Corporate & Commercial Litigation
                 Medical Malpractice Part 1
                 Products & Toxic Torts
                 Sponsored by Exponent

    4:10      General Session (Provided Courtesy of DRI)
                   "Insurance Company Operations: 
                       Who are the People in The Neighborhood? "

    5:00       Networking Reception
                   Sponsored by The McCammon Group

    6:30       Dinner on your own

    9:00       VADA Late Night
                   Sponsored by RTI Forensics

    Friday, May 10
    9:00     Morning Sections
                 Joint Session: Auto & Transportation Liability
                     with Local Government
                 Medical Malpractice Part 2
                 Workers' Compensation

    Noon   Lunch & Adjourn

    2019 Draft Spring Sections Seminar Agenda.pdf

    Guest registration fee of $75 includes both evening receptions.  Cancellations accepted (minus a $25 processing fee) by emailing agilbody@vada.org by April 25.  After April 25, we are sorry that we are unable to offer a refund, but substitutions are welcome anytime. 

    Hotel Information

    Historic Stonewall Jackson Hotel
    24 South Market Street
    540-885-4848

    Click here for online hotel reservations at VADA discounted rate of $129.  Rate guaranteed until block filled or April 10, 2019, whichever is first.

    Originally opened in 1924, restored in 2005 and now reintroduced with a stylish renovation in 2018. Located in the center of Historic Downtown Staunton, The Stonewall Jackson Hotel features an indoor heated pool, fitness center and a business center. Located within walking distance of a myriad of delightful galleries, fine antique stores, artisan shops, Mary Baldwin University, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Frontier Culture Museum, the American Shakespeare Center and a variety of dining choices.

    Sponsors




    For sponsorship information, please contact Amy Gilbody at agilbody@vada.org.

    • 21 May 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Billy's at 102 Market Street, SE
    Register

    Join us for an evening of networking and fun with fellow VADA members.  Drinks, snacks and exciting raffle prizes provided by our sponsor, Planet Depos. Bring a colleague, who is not yet a VADA member, for an extra raffle ticket. Registration is free, but RSVPs are requested.  

    Many thanks to our sponsor,

    • 01 Jun 2019
    • 30 Aug 2019
    • Richmond

    Summer 2019 - Exact date TBD

    • 02 Oct 2019
    • 04 Oct 2019
    • Hilton Norfolk, The Main

    VADA's 51st Annual Meeting.  We will be meeting at the new Hilton Norfolk The Main in downtown Norfolk. 

    New this year

    ·       “What Plaintiff’s Counsel Doesn’t Want You to Know” session

    ·       “Through the Eyes of the Insured” session

    ·       Dine-Around Group Dinners Wednesday Night

    ·       Additional VADA Late-Night Wednesday Night

    ·       Thursday Night Reception Off-site at the Harbor Club at Waterside

    Further information to be posted in summer 2019.

    Sponsors

    Thank you to our sponsors,





    For sponsorship information, please contact Amy Gilbody at agilbody@vada.org.

    • 13 Dec 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    1. Details

    2. One-day seminar where participants learn the practical information needed to practice defense law.
    • 14 May 2020
    • 9:00 AM
    • 15 May 2020
    • 12:00 PM
    • The Tides Inn, Irvington

    Details

    Specialized litigation sections training. Includes Networking Reception Thursday Night and Young Lawyers Late Night.

    For sponsorship information, please contact Amy Gilbody at agilbody@vada.org.


    • 14 Oct 2020
    • 16 Oct 2020
    • The Homestead Resort

    Details

    VADA's 52nd Annual Meeting at the beautiful Homestead Resort. Further details and registration coming in 2020.

    For sponsorship information, please contact Amy Gilbody at agilbody@vada.org.


Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

1915 Huguenot Road, Ste 301

Richmond, VA, 23235

804-649-1002

Executive Director: Sherma Mather

Director of Meetings: Amy Gilbody

Journal of Civil Litigation Managing Editor: Molly Terry

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