VIRGINIA LAW FOUNDATION
105 WHITEWOOD ROAD, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22901 www.virginialawfoundation.org

Total Revenue
$6,374,164
Total Expenses
$5,977,660
Net Assets
$18,865,712

Organizations Filed Purposes: PROMOTING THROUGH PHILANTHROPY THE RULE OF LAW, ACCESS TO JUSTICE AND LAW RELATED EDUCATION.

THE VIRGINIA LAW FOUNDATION MADE GRANTS IN SUPPORT OF PROJECTS THAT (1) PROVIDE SERVICES TO IMPROVE THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE; (2) PROVIDE LAW-RELATED EDUCATION; (3) PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING OF THE RULE OF LAW IN VIRGINIA; (4) PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES TO THE UNDERSERVED; AND (5) PROVIDE PUBLIC SERVICE INTERNSHIPS FOR VIRGINIA LAW STUDENTS. SEE DESCRIPTIONS BELOW.SEE DESCRIPTIONS ON SCHEDULE O.CAPITAL AREA IMMIGRANTS' RIGHTS (CAIR) COALITION THE CAPITAL AREA IMMIGRANTS' RIGHTS (CAIR) COALITION STRIVES TO ENSURE EQUAL JUSTICE FOR ALL IMMIGRANT MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN AT RISK OF DETENTION AND DEPORTATION. CAIR COALITION'S VIRGINIA JUSTICE PROGRAM, WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE VLF, HAS OVER THE PAST THREE YEARS DEVELOPED AND EXECUTED A UNIQUE MODEL IN COLLABORATION WITH THE VIRGINIA INDIGENT DEFENSE COMMISSION FOR VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS TO RECEIVE TRAINING, ACCESS RESOURCES, AND CONSULT WITH KNOWLEDGEABLE ATTORNEYS ON CRIMINAL-IMMIGRATION MATTERS. 2018 GRANT MONEY WILL HELP SUPPORT THE TRAINING OF 300-500 MORE ATTORNEYS AND DIRECTLY INFLUENCE OVER 100 NEWLY CERTIFIED VIRGINIA COURT APPOINTED ATTORNEYS THROUGH AN ANNUAL VIRGINIA JUSTICE PROGRAM TRAINING, AS WELL AS TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE REGULARLY UPDATED LEGAL RESOURCE MATERIALS REGARDING THE IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF VIRGINIA OFFENSES.JOHN MARSHALL FOUNDATION, JUSTICE IN THE CLASSROOM PROGRAM BRINGING THE HISTORY AND IMPORTANCE OF THE RULE OF LAW IN AMERICA TO THE STUDENTS OF TODAY IS A DIFFICULT TASK. THE JOHN MARSHALL FOUNDATION'S JUSTICE IN THE CLASSROOM PROGRAM BRINGS FEDERAL AND STATE JUDGES INTO PUBLIC SCHOOL CLASSROOMS FOR PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS WITH STUDENTS ABOUT THE CONSTITUTIONAL FOUNDATION OF OUR NATION, OUR THREE CO-EQUAL BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT, THE RULE OF LAW, AND THE ROLE OF THE JUDICIARY IN PRESERVING THE RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES OF ALL CITIZENS. THE PROGRAM INCLUDES THE DEVELOPMENT OF GRADE-LEVEL APPROPRIATE CURRICULUMS. 2018 VLF FUNDS WILL AID IN THE EXPANSION TO VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION REGIONS 3, 5, AND 8 (THE NORTHERN NECK, CHARLOTTESVILLE AND SURROUNDING AREAS, AND SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA), AS WELL AS TO CREATE PROBLEM-BASED ASSESSMENTS, MAKE THE PROGRAM CHROMEBOOK-COMPATIBLE, AND OFFER LAWYER/JUDGE TRAINING.VLF PUBLIC SERVICE INTERNSHIPS SUPPORTED BY THE VIRGINIA LAW FOUNDATION SINCE 1990, PUBLIC SERVICE INTERNSHIPS FOR FIRST- AND SECOND-YEAR LAW STUDENTS HELP BRING TO LIGHT THE IMPORTANCE OF PUBLIC INTEREST AND PRO BONO WORK. EACH OF VIRGINIA'S EIGHT AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION-ACCREDITED LAW SCHOOLS RECEIVES FUNDING FOR PUBLIC SERVICE INTERNSHIPS DURING THE SUMMER. THE STUDENTS WORK UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF AN ATTORNEY. THE WORK THEY COMPLETE VARIES WIDELY, DEPENDING ON THE MISSIONS AND CASELOADS OF THEIR HOST ORGANIZATIONS. SOME STUDENTS GAIN EXPERIENCE WORKING ON INDIVIDUAL CLIENT MATTERS AND OTHERS WORK ON LARGER PROJECTS IN AN ORGANIZATION'S SERVICE AREA.RULE OF LAW PROJECT, CENTER FOR TEACHING THE RULE OF LAW THE CENTER FOR TEACHING THE RULE OF LAW SEEKS TO FUNDAMENTALLY CHANGE THE WAY THE RULE OF LAW IS TAUGHT IN AMERICA'S SCHOOLS. IN ADDITION TO BEING A WEB-BASED RESOURCE ON A GLOBAL SCALE, IT IS A COMMUNITY-LEVEL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM THAT PAIRS MEMBERS OF LOCAL BAR ASSOCIATIONS WITH TEACHERS TO COLLABORATE IN EDUCATING STUDENTS ABOUT THE PREEMINENT ROLE OF THE RULE OF LAW AS THE FOUNDATION FOR FREEDOM, JUSTICE, EQUALITY, FAIRNESS, AND STABILITY IN CIVIL SOCIETIES BASED ON DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES. VLF GRANT MONIES FOR 2018 WILL FURTHER THE GOALS OF THE STATEWIDE LAWYERS ADVISORY COUNCIL, STATEWIDE JUDGES ADVISORY COMMITTEE, AND STATEWIDE TEACHERS ADVISORY PANEL IN EXPANDING THEIR NETWORKS OF LOCAL LAWYERS AND EDUCATORS WHO COLLABORATE TO TEACH THE RULE OF LAW.SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA LEGAL AID SOCIETY, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONFERENCES IT IS THE MISSION OF THE SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA LEGAL AID SOCIETY (SVLAS) TO CHAMPION EQUAL JUSTICE FOR LOW-INCOME VIRGINIANS. TO THIS END, IT HAS BEEN PROVIDING FREE CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES TO LOW-INCOME FAMILIES IN SEVENTEEN COUNTIES AND FOUR SMALL CITIES IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA FOR MORE THAN FOUR DECADES. VLF FUNDS WILL HELP SVLAS HOST THEIR ANNUAL TWO DAY-LONG DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CONFERENCES THAT PROVIDES NO-COST TRAINING AND EDUCATION FOR 250 TO 300 PROFESSIONALS WHO SERVE VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. THE CONFERENCE PROGRAMMING INCLUDES A VARIETY OF WORKSHOPS THAT ADDRESS THE LEGAL AND SOCIAL NEEDS OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, STALKING, AND SEXUAL ASSAULT.SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA THE NEW SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIA JUDICIAL LEARNING CENTER WILL TELL THE STORY OF VIRGINIA'S JUDICIARY HISTORY, PROVIDING A VALUABLE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE FOR VISITORS TO THE SUPREME COURT BUILDING, WHICH INCLUDE ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, LEADERSHIP GROUPS, CIVIL ORGANIZATIONS, AND INDIVIDUALS FROM EVERY CORNER OF THE STATE. A PROFESSIONAL MUSEUM DESIGN FIRM WILL BE RETAINED TO DESIGN, FABRICATE, AND INSTALL GRAPHIC PANELS, EXHIBITS AND CASEWORK THAT WILL PROVIDE AN INTERACTIVE AND MEMORABLE LEARNING EXPERIENCE THAT HIGHLIGHTS THE RULE OF LAW AND WHY AN INDEPENDENT JUDICIARY IS IMPORTANT TO A DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY.TAHIRIH JUSTICE CENTER THE TAHIRIH JUSTICE CENTER'S FALLS CHURCH OFFICE MEETS THE URGENT AND EMERGING LEGAL NEEDS OF LOW-INCOME IMMIGRANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN THROUGHOUT NORTHERN VIRGINIA FACING GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE, INCLUDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT, FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION, TRAFFICKING, AND FORCED MARRIAGE. THEIR HOLISTIC LEGAL SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANT WOMEN AND GIRLS IN THE WAKE OF EXTREME VIOLENCE PROGRAM ENABLES LOW-INCOME, DISADVANTAGED IMMIGRANT WOMEN AND GIRLS THROUGHOUT NORTHERN VIRGINIA THAT CONTINUE TO FACE BOTH ABUSE AND THREATS OF DEPORTATION TO REBUILD THEIR LIVES IN SAFETY THROUGH FREE IMMIGRATION AND FAMILY LAW SERVICES, AS WELL AS SOCIAL SERVICES CASE MANAGEMENT.VIRGINIA BAR ASSOCIATION, CAPITAL DEFENSE WORKSHOP ADMINISTERED BY THE VIRGINIA BAR ASSOCIATION, THE CAPITAL DEFENSE WORKSHOP IS THE ONLY EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM THAT COVERS TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR VIRGINIA LAWYERS REPRESENTING DEFENDANTS CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER. EACH YEAR, UP TO 250 LAWYERS RECEIVE THE TRAINING TO HELP THEM MEET STANDARDS SET BY THE VIRGINIA SUPREME COURT AND THE VIRGINIA INDIGENT DEFENSE COMMISSION FOR THE DEFENSE OF CAPITAL CASES IN VIRGINIA. THE GOALS OF THIS WORKSHOP ARE TO MAINTAIN AND INCREASE THE CURRENT LEVEL OF QUALIFIED LAWYERS CERTIFIED TO ACCEPT CAPITAL CASES, PROVIDE ATTENDEES ADDITIONAL INSIGHT REGARDING NATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS IN DEATH PENALTY LITIGATION, AND ENHANCE PARTICIPANTS' OVERALL LEVEL OF SKILLS AND PRODUCTIVITY AS REPRESENTATIVES OF CAPITAL DEFENDANTS. VLF'S FINANCIAL SUPPORT ALLOWS THE WORKSHOP TO BE PRESENTED WITH ONLY A NOMINAL CHARGE TO REGISTRANTS.VIRGINIA BEACH JUSTICE INITIATIVE THE VIRGINIA BEACH JUSTICE INITIATIVE WAS FOUNDED TO INITIATE AND FACILITATE JUSTICE FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN VICTIMIZED BY HUMAN TRAFFICKING AND TO BRING JUSTICE TO THOSE WHO ARE PERPETRATORS. IT AIMS TO END HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN THE HAMPTON ROADS AREA AND THROUGHOUT THE COMMONWEALTH BY PARTNERING WITH INDIVIDUALS AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS TO PREVENT IT, AND BARRING THAT, TO BUILD A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY, RESCUE, RESTORE, AND REINTEGRATE THOSE IMPACTED BY IT. TO AID IN THIS MISSION, VLF MONIES WILL SUPPORT THE ADDITION OF A FULL-TIME CASE MANAGER WHO WILL COORDINATE SCREENING AND SUPPORT SERVICES.VIRGINIA HOLOCAUST MUSEUM THE VIRGINIA HOLOCAUST MUSEUM (VHM) PRESERVES AND DOCUMENTS THE HOLOCAUST IN EXHIBITS AND ITS ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS. THROUGH THE PERMANENT EXHIBIT, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING, AND OUTREACH, THE MUSEUM EMPLOYS THE HISTORY OF THE HOLOCAUST AND OTHER GENOCIDES TO EDUCATE AND INSPIRE FUTURE GENERATIONS OF VIRGINIANS TO FIGHT PREJUDICE AND INDIFFERENCE. VLF GRANT MONIES WILL SUPPORT THE VHM AND THE NUREMBERG COURTROOM COMMITTEE (NCC)'S ANNUAL RULE OF LAW DAY AWARD PROGRAM, LUNCHEON, AND CLE PROGRAM. THIS YEAR'S CLE WILL FOCUS ON THE INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC LEGAL FRAMEWORKS ERECTED TO RESPOND TO WAR CRIMES, GENOCIDE, AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS.

THE VIRGINIA LAW FOUNDATION (VIRGINIA CLE) PRESENTED SEMINARS AND PROVIDED MATERIALS FOR CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION OF THE VIRGINIA ATTORNEYS. FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018 12,277 DIFFERENT CUSTOMERS PURCHASED SEMINARS ON A WIDE VARIETY OF TOPICS GENERATING 29,726 ENROLLMENTS ACROSS VARIOUS FORMATS.

THE VIRGINIA LAW FOUNDATION PRODUCES AND SELLS 51 DIFFERENT TITLES. FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 2018 3,168 DIFFERENT CUSTOMERS PURCHASED HANDBOOKS. THE NUMBER OF HANDBOOKS SOLD TOTALED 6,219.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Raymond WhiteEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR40$222,105
Brian BillCHIEF OPERATING OFFICER40$132,088
Stacie M MerriamTREASURER40$88,937
Teresa MooreSECRETARY40$58,882
Mary ZinsnerDIRECTOR2$0
John W SimekDIRECTOR2$0
Jan L ProctorDIRECTOR2$0
Darrell Tillar MasonDIRECTOR2$0
Michael W RobinsonDIRECTOR2$0
George W ShanksDIRECTOR2$0
Joh HuddlestonDIRECTOR2$0
Cheshire L'Anson EveleighDIRECTOR2$0
David P BobzienCLE COMMITTEE CHAIR2$0
Cassandra L Newby-AlexanderDIRECTOR2$0
Michael HuyoungDIRECTOR2$0
Elizabeth HanesDIRECTOR2$0
Michael A GlasserDIRECTOR2$0
James P Cox IiiDIRECTOR2$0
Cyril F CoombsDIRECTOR2$0
Steven GouldDIRECTOR2$0
Vickie H BibeeDIRECTOR2$0
John McgavinFELLOWS CHAIR2$0
Lucia Anna Pia TrigianiIMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT2$0
Matthew E CheekVICE PRESIDENT10$0
F Anderson MorsePRESIDENT-ELECT10$0
Stephen D BuschPRESIDENT10$0

Data for this page was sourced from XML published by IRS (public 990 form dataset) from: https://s3.amazonaws.com/irs-form-990/201933199349302163_public.xml