The Virginia Equality Bar Association


Upcoming events

    • 24 Oct 2017
    • 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Ridge Elementary School, 8910 Three Chopt Road, Henrico, Virginia

    5:45-6:30 pm - Meet the Candidates

    6:30-8:30 pm - Candidate Forum

    All candidates in Districts 68, 72 and 73 have been invited. Confirmed candidates participating:

    Dawn M. Adams (D) (District 68)

    Schuyler VanValkenburg (D) (District 72)

    Debra Rodman (D) (District 73)


    The participating candidates will respond to questions from an impartial, non-partisan panel on the following important issues affecting Virginia and our communities: Jobs and the Economy, Healthcare, LGBTQ Equality and Education. Questions will not be shared ahead of time and each candidate will have equal time to respond. Written questions from the audience will be considered for a final round of questions.


    Nancy Finch, former journalist and lobbyist and a graduate of the Sorensen Institute of Political Leadership at the University of Virginia.

    Thomas (Tom) Shields, Program Chair of Graduate Education, Associate Professor (Education), Director of the Center for Leadership in Education, University of Richmond.


    Malcolm McConnell, III Esquire, Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen

    Please note that registration is NOT required.

    Our Co-Sponsors: 

    Equality Virginia, the Log Cabin Republicans - VA Chapter and the Richmond Business Alliance.

    For any other questions, please email us.

    *Need to know which District you live in? Visit the VA Board of Elections Citizen’s Portal.

    • 27 Oct 2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Webinar

    Join us for VEBA's October CLE Webinar, Equality Under the Law – LGBTQIA Family Formation, Protection and Preservation in Virginia, presented by Colleen M. Quinn, Family Law Attorney and Partner with Locke & Quinn and founder of the Quinn Law Centers which include the Adoption & Surrogacy Law Center, the Women's Injury Law Center and Personal Injury and Employment Law Center.

    Topics to be covered include:

    • Estate planning
    • Birth by assisted reproductive technology
    • Surrogacy and gestational carrier arrangements
    • Gamete donation
    • Review of Virginia's limited case law

    Registration is now open. Materials and instructions for connecting to the webinar will sent to registrants by separate email in the lead up to the program.

    This program has been approved for 1 hour of interactive ("live") MCLE credit in Virginia.

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