John M. Oakey, Jr. (Fellows Class of January 1996), a McGuireWoods Retired Partner, talks about what being a Virginia Law Foundation Fellow means to him.
FEATURING A TRIBUTE BY HON. ROGER L. GREGORY
Clarence Dunnaville (Fellows Class of 2013) swore he’d leave Virginia and never return after growing up in the Jim Crow South. Thankfully, he did. Hon. Roger L. Gregory (Fellows Class of 1990) also contributes reflections on Dunnaville’s career in this video produced to celebrate Fellows of the Virginia Law Foundation.
FEATURING A TRIBUTE BY HON. GERALD L. BALILES (FELLOWS CLASS OF 1986)
At the Foundation’s 2017 Fellows Dinner, Senior Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth B. Lacy shared her thoughts regarding her extraordinary career in the law, along with what it meant to be named Virginia’s first woman Justice to serve on our Supreme Court. And, none other than former Governor Gerald Baliles afforded us the rarest of opportunities to hear him describe what went into his historic decision to appoint Justice Lacy to the Court.
At the Virginia Law Foundation’s Annual Fellows Dinner on January 19, 2017 in Colonial Williamsburg, several Fellows were honored for their remarkable achievements as citizen lawyers, trailblazing judges, and selfless servants to their communities. These moments were captured on film, and we’re thrilled to share them with you.