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.
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.
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 Justice©
The Annual Jazz 4 Justice© 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.