At the Brain Injury Association‘s annual “Miracle Mile” road race, I had the pleasure of not only being a volunteer, but seeing friends from the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, including VTLA President elect Sandra Rohrstaf. VTLA provides its members with Professional Development in the form of outstanding Continuing Legal Education (CLE), several of which I and my staff attend every year in order to keep up with the latest developments in law, medicine and legislation.
VTLA also publishes “The Journal,” an award-winning quarterly magazine which features practical articles on trends in Virginia trial law. I have written for “The Journal,” which is a peer-reviewed publication that is now also available online. VTLA also has several ListServers, whereby we are able to network by email with other VTLA members on nearly every subject area. Through E-Clips, I and other VTLA members receive a daily news service that highlights the latest legal news. Lastly, our Annual Convention presents top-rated CLE programs, opportunities to meet prominent judges, Virginia’s and the nation’s top legal experts and colleagues. Having served on the VTLA Convention Committee for many years, I am proud to say that our annual meetings are well attended, full of worthwhile programming, educational opportunities and inspirational presentations. I know that Sandra will continue VTLA’s tradition of excellence and advocacy for the victims and the disabled who would otherwise have no voice.