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 2017 Jurisprudence Award Dinner 
Judge Gerald Bruce Lee received the Jurisprudence Award on November 1, 2017. 

 

2017 Annual Convention at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa
FBA members spent the weekend of October 20, 2017 in Nemacolin, Pennsylvania for the Annual Convention.

Investiture of Richard E. Gardiner

Hon. Richard E. Gardiner was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax County Circuit Court on Friday March 17, 2017.

 

2017 Royal Masquerade Bench Bar Dinner Dance

The 2017 Royal Masquerade Bench Bar Dinner Dance was held at the Country Club of Fairfax on Saturday, March 4, 2017 and featured music from the band "Rare Mixx" at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, Virginia.

 

Investiture of Susan J. Stoney

Hon. Susan J. Stoney was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax County General District Court on Thursday, January 26, 2017.

 

2016 State of the Judiciary Luncheon

The 2016 Annual State of the Judiciary Luncheon was held at the Country Club of Fairfax on Wednesday December 14, 2016 and featured the presentation of The Honorable R. Terrence Ney's portrait, the presentation of The Honorable Arnold B. Kassabian Award to The Honorable Teena D. Grodner (Ret.), the presentation of the James Keith Public Service Award to Laurie E. Forbes, Esq. and the presentation of the Pro Bono Attorney, Paralegal and Law Firm of the Year Awards.


2016 Annual Convention

The 2016 FBA Convention was held at the Westin New York at Times Square, in the heart of Manhattan, September 30-October 2, 2016 and offered members CLE programs, networking opportunities, and ample free time to explore the Big Apple.

 2016 Fall Golf Tournament

The Annual Fall Golf Tournament was held at the Potomac Shore Golf Club on Wednesday, September 14, 2016.

Investiture of Todd G. Petit

Hon. Todd G. Petit was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court on August 19, 2016.

Investiture of Thomas P. Mann

Hon. Thomas P. Mann was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax County Circuit Court on July 29, 2016.

 

Investiture of Michael H. Cantrell

Hon. Michael H. Cantrell was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax County General District Court on Thursday, July 21, 2016.

 

 Judge Ian M. O'Flaherty's Retirement

A celebration in honor of Judge Ian M. O'Flaherty's Retirement took place on June 30, 2016 at The Auld Shebeen in Fairfax, VA.

 

 2016 Lawyerpalooza

This event, presented by the FBA Young Lawyers Section, was held at Nottoway Park on June 11,2016 in Vienna.  The afternoon included backyard games, a catered barbeque, music, and door prizes.

 

2016 Annual Meeting Luncheon

The Annual Meeting Luncheon held on June 7, 2016 included the presentation of the President's Awards, Installation of Richard A. Gray, Esq., as the FBA President, 2016-2017 and the Election of FBA Officers and Executive Board, 2016-2017.

 

 2016 Spring Golf Tournament

The 16th Annual Spring Golf Tournament was held at the Westfields Golf Club in Clifton, VA on Monday, May 9, 2016.

 

 2016 Law Day Weiner Roast

The Annual Law Day Weiner Roast was once again held on May 1 at Weiner Spivey & Miller, PLC. There were musical performances by the GMU Jazz Ensemble, old fashion shoe shines, performers from the award-winning Boyle School of Dance, root beer floats, cotton candy, and a variety of hot dogs.

 

 Judge Teena D. Grodner's Retirement

A celebration in honor of Judge Teena D. Grodner's Retirement took place on April 15, 2016 in the Fairfax County Courthouse Atrium.

 

 2016 Heroes vs. Villains 5K Run for Justice

Over 500 runners came out for the Annual Heroes v. Villains 5k on April 10, 2016 at Fairfax Corner, to help support the Fairfax Law Foundation.

 

 Judge Thomas E. Gallahue's Retirement

A celebration in honor of Judge Thomas E. Gallahue's Retirement took place on March 24, 2016 at The Auld Shebeen in Fairfax, VA.

 2016 "Fire & Ice" Bench Bar Dinner Dance

The Annual Bench Bar Dinner Dance was held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the Fairview Park Marriott. The theme was "Fire & Ice" and music was provided by the band "The Reflex."


2015 Convention

The 2015 FBA Convention was held at the Gaylord National Resort and offered members CLE programs, networking opportunities, and included a special judicial roast of the Honorable Dennis J. Smith (Ret.), Fairfax County Circuit Court.

Investiture of Tina L. Snee

Hon. Tina L. Snee was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax General District Court on September 17, 2015.

Investiture of Penney S. Azcarate

Hon. Penney S. Azcarate was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax Circuit Court on August 14, 2015.

Investiture of Michael J. Lindner

Hon. Michael J. Lindner was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax General District Court on August 6, 2015.

Investiture of Manuel A. Capsalis

Hon. Manuel A. Capsalis was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax General District Court on Thursday, July 16, 2015.

Lawyerpalooza 2015

This event, presented by the FBA Young Lawyers Section, was held at Nottoway Park on June 6, 2015 in Vienna.  The afternoon included backyard games, a catered barbeque, music, and door prizes.

Annual Meeting Luncheon

The Annual Meeting Luncheon held on June 2, 2015 included the presentation of the Honorable Arnold B. Kassabian Memorial Award, Presentation of the President's Awards, Installation of Douglas R. Kay, Esq., as the FBA President, 2015-2016, Election of FBA Officers and Executive Board, 2015-2016, and REcognition of FLF Board Members.

Spring 2015 Golf Tournament

The 15th Annual Spring Golf Tournament was held at the Westfields Golf Club in Clifton, VA on Monday, May 11, 2015. 

Annual Law Day Weiner Roast 2015

>The Annual Law Day Weiner Roast was once again held on May 1 at Weiner Spivey & Miller, PLC. There were musical performances by the GMU Jazz Ensemble, old fashion shoe shines, performers from the award-winning Boyle School of Dance, root beer floats, cotton candy, and a variety of hot dogs.

Legislative Update Breakfast & CLE Seminar

Members got a chance to spend the morning with Senator J. Chapman "Chap" Petersen, Delegate David B. Albo, Delegate Timothy D. Hugo, and Delegate Scott A. Surovell on April 29, 2015.

Heroes v. Villains 5k - 6th Annual Run for Justice

Over 450 runners came out for the Annual Heroes v. Villains 5k on April 12, 2015 at Fairfax Corner. Matt Roberson of Fairfax crossed the finish line with a time of 17:28.

Annual Bench Bar Dinner Dance 2015

The Annual Bench Bar Dinner Dance was held on March 7, 2015 at the Fairview Park Marriott. The theme was "Totally Awesome 80's."  Music was provided by the band "The Reflex."

Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival 2015

The Annual Chocolate Lovers Festival was held on Saturday, February 7, 2015.  Volunteer attorneys performed two mock trials - "Wolf v. Pig" and "Joey Wolfcryer."  Audience members also tested their knowledged in the game show "So You Think You Are Smarter Than a Lawyer?" 

Investiture of Daniel E. Ortiz

Hon. Daniel E. Ortiz was formally sworn in as a new judge of the Fairfax Circuit Court on Friday, January 30, 2015.

Portrait Unveiling 

The portrait of Judge Charles J. Maxfield (Retired) was revealed on Wednesday, January 27, 2015. Judge Maxfield was named to the Circuit Bench in 2007. Previously, he had been a Juvenile and Domestic Relations Judge, appointed in 1994, and sat as a substitute judge beginning in 1992. 

2014 State of the Judiciary

The Annual State of the Judiciary Luncheon was held on December 16, 2014 and featured keynote speakers of Chief Judge, Fairfax Circuit Court, Hon. Dennis J. Smith, Chief Judge, Fairfax General District Court, Hon. Penney S. Azcarate. and Chief Judge, Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court, Hon. Janine M. Saxe. The luncheon also featured winners of the following awards: James Keith Public Service Award, Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, Pro Bono Paralegal of the Year, and Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year.

2014 Jazz 4 JusticeĀ©

The Annual Jazz 4 JusticeĀ© concert was held on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at George Mason University's Center for the Arts and featured the GMU Jazz Ensemble.  The theme for the concert was "Viva Las Vegas."

Annual Golden Gavel Awards Dinner

The 3rd Annual Golden Gavel Awards Dinner was held on October 1, 2014 at the Country Club of Fairfax.  We congratulate Rory Dippold (Education), Kids Sending Smiles and the Police Unity Tour (Non-Profit), Dogtopia (Corporate), Joshua B. Isaacs, Esq. (Emerging Volunteer Leader), Robert B. Walker, Esq. (Attorney Volunteer), and David L. Ginsberg, Esq. (2014 Humanitarian of the Year).
 

14th Annual Spring Golf Tournament

The 14th Annual Spring Golf Tournament, in honor of Edward L. Weiner, Esq., was held at the Westfields Golf Club in Clifton, VA on Monday, May 12, 2014. 

 

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