Bench Bar Conference 2017

Bench Bar Conference

The Bench Bar Committee was established by the Board of Directors to plan and organize the Bench Bar Conference including scheduling, content, speakers and related logistics. The Committee is comprised of representatives from local geographic and specialty bars as well as members of the judiciary.




Committee Members:

Joley L. Steffans Co-Chair
Jason M. Hart Co-Chair
Hon. Marla Graff Decker Honorary Chair
Sharon B. Ten, Esquire Henrico County Bar Association
Nael A. Abouzaki Henrico County Bar Association
Jontille D. Ray Hill–Tucker Bar Association
Christina P. Spratley Hill–Tucker Bar Association
Irene C. Delcamp Chesterfield Bar Association
Michael C. Matheson Chesterfield Bar Association
Elizabeth W. Hanes Metro Richmond Women’s Bar
Britney R. McPheron Metro Richmond Women’s Bar
Paula Bernstein Hough Richmond Criminal Bar
Jonathan O’Connor Richmond Criminal Bar
Player B. Michelsen Metro Richmond Family Law Bar
Alvin A. Lockerman, Jr. Metro Richmond Family Law Bar
Dale G. Mullen Hanover County Bar Association
Julia A. Childrey Hanover County Bar Association
Alexandria E. Cuff Richmond Bar Association
Justin S. Feinman Richmond Bar Association



Hon. Lynn S. Brice Chesterfield Circuit Court
Hon. Richard B. Campbell Richmond J&DR Court
Hon. Margaret W. Deglau Henrico J&DR Court
Hon. Phillip L. Hairston Richmond Circuit Court
Hon. Randall G. Johnson, Jr. Henrico J&DR Court
Hon. Mary E. Langer Richmond J&DR Court
Hon. W. Reilly Marchant Richmond Circuit Court
Hon. Matthew D. Nelson Chesterfield General District Court
Hon. Jayne A. Pemberton Chesterfield J&DR Court
Hon. Wesley G. Russell, Jr. VA Court of Appeals
Hon. Joi Jeter Taylor Richmond Circuit Court
Hon. Tracy Thorne-Begland Richmond General District Court
Hon. Frank G. Uvanni Hanover J&DR Court
Hon. Richard S. Wallerstein Henrico Circuit Court
Hon. James S. Yoffy Henrico Circuit Court
Hon. Roderick C. Young U.S. District Court