Special FABA Meeting – February 4th

On February 4, 2010 at 5:30 pm there will be a special meeting of the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association to consider the report of the FABA Judicial Selection Commission with regard to the Circuit Court Judgeship vacancy created by Judge Revercomb’s retirement. The meeting will be held in the courtroom of the Fredericksburg General District Court.

For voting and application information, please download and review the Meeting Announcement and Proxy Form.

Wills for Heroes

Wills for Heroes is a program jointly sponsored in

Virginia by the VSB Young Lawyers Conference (YLC) and the VBA Young Lawyers Division (YLD), in conjunction with the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association (FABA) to provide wills, powers of attorney and medical directs to local emergency personnel. The Fredericksburg Area Bar Association is proud to

support our heroes in bringing the program to Spotsylvania County and the City of Fredericksburg.

Please download the Flyer for more information.

Attorneys wishing to volunteer, be sure to review the Attorney CLE Session and Training Sessions Information.

Whether you are volunteering or not, please take the time to distribute the Educational Session Schedule. Do your part to get the word out to our local heroes and support this worthy cause!

FABA AWARDS RECEIVED

FABA members are actively involved with community projects and statewide projects, participating annually with local schools for Law Day, and in 2006-2007 was awarded the “Certificate of Achievement” award by the Virginia State Bar for their “Reuniting Bar Members as a Community” project and in 2007-2008 was awarded the “Award of Merit” by the Virginia State Bar for their “Reviving Law Day” project. 

In 2008, FABA member, Jeannie P. Dahnk, Esquire, was awarded the “Bar Leader of the Year” award by the Virginia State Bar.