VTLA News


Posted on: Jun 2, 2021

In a long-standing tradition, Virginia Trial Lawyers Foundation presented our Trial Advocacy Award to a graduating student at each Virginia law school. The recipient, who is chosen by the school’s Dean and faculty, best exemplifies the attributes of an effective trial advocate, is dedicated to preserving the rights of individuals, and exhibits excellence in trial skills. 

The 2021 class includes:

• Appalachian School of Law: Shannon Adams
• George Mason University School of Law: John Mark Mastakas
• Liberty University School of Law: Desmond Rice   
• Regent University School of Law: Kyle C. Zimmermann
• University of Richmond School of Law: Dana Jean Rafferty
• University of Virginia School of Law: Anna Cox
• Washington and Lee University School of Law: Haley Christina Doss Santos

Congratulations!