Fairfax Bar Association

Advertising and
Sponsorship Opportunities


The FBA offers various opportunities to market your business throughout the legal profession. With a membership consisting of over 2,100 legal professionals in the Northern Virginia area including attorneys, law students, paralegals, law office administrators, and the judiciary, the FBA serves as the largest local bar association in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Where you and your business will benefit using our sponsorship program is at the regular events offered to our entire membership. Annually, we conduct over 50 programs which include membership luncheons, Continuing Legal Education seminars, alternating In and Out-of-Town Conventions, Spring Golf Tournament, Annual Bench Bar Dinner Dance, plus many more! In addition to event sponsorship, we offer advertising opportunities in the FBA Journal and through Affinity Partnerships.

Please refer to the list below for more information.

FBA Journal Newsletter Advertising

With a distribution rate of 2,200 the Journal is the Fairfax Bar Association's showcase publication. It is a two-color magazine, averaging about 16 pages per issue and is published on a bi-monthly basis. The FBA Journal is published six times a year and contains up-to-date legal news, editorial columns, substantive law articles, and organizational events. For advertising rates and publication deadlines, please click here. To place an ad, contact Ann Hill Thornton at 703-743-9375 or rodangraf@aol.com. All proposals for advertising in the Fairfax Bar Association Journal are subject to the approval of the Fairfax Bar Association. The FBA reserves the right to reject any advertising that, in the opinion of the Association, is inappropriate to publish.

Affinity Partnerships

Affinity Partnerships allow you to market goods and services with discounts to FBA members. For information on Affinity Partnerships contact Courtnie Norris, Executive Director, at 703-246-2732 or cnorris@fairfaxbar.org. To view a list of our current Affinity Partners, click here.

Continuing Legal Education Seminars/Conventions

The FBA offers a variety of continuing legal education seminars (CLEs) for new attorneys and seasoned professionals. Wide varieties of topics are offered to keep the members updated on current law-related issues, as well as provide direction on operating a law office. Sponsorships are accepted for many of the more than 20 seminars held each year. Additionally, the FBA offers exciting education seminars at its alternating In and Out-of-Town Convention. A complete list of our upcoming seminars can be found here. For inquiries on sponsorships of current or future CLE seminars or Conventions, contact Larissa Williams, CLE/Special Events Coordinator, at 703-246-2735 or lwilliams@fairfaxbar.org

Special Events

The FBA organizes a variety of professional, social, and charitable events in the Northern Virginia legal community for which sponsorship opportunities are available. These events include the Legislative Reception, Spring Golf Tournament, Young Lawyer and Paralegal Section events, and of course, our membership luncheons where you will hear from excellent speakers and enjoy a meal with old and new friends. A complete list of our upcoming Special Events can be found here. For more information on sponsorships of current or future special events, contact the Bar office at 703-246-2740 or fba@fairfaxbar.org.

Bench Bar Dinner Dance

With approximately 500 in attendance, the Bench Bar Dinner Danceis the signature annual event of the largest local bar association in the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is held each year on the first Saturday of March. For more information on Bench Bar Dinner Dance sponsorships, contact Jana Sehrer, Assistant Executive Director, at 703-246-2084 or jsehrer@fairfaxbar.org.

Fairfax Law Foundation Events 

The Fairfax Law Foundation (FLF), the charitable arm of the Fairfax Bar Association, is the focal point for all of our fundraising activities. The Foundation’s fundraising activities allow us to support and expand the provision of law-related charitable and educational programs and services in the Northern Virginia area. Our fundraising programs include Stitt Cup, our annual picnic and volleyball tournament, Jazz for Justice, Law Day Weiner Roast, Run for Justice 5k, and the Adopt-a-School Program. For more information on sponsorships of current or future Fairfax Law Foundation events, contact the Bar office at 703-246-2740 or fba@fairfaxbar.org.
If you find interest with one or more of our current or future programs, please contact us as soon as possible, as we work on a first come first serve basis.  Should none of these options meet the marketing needs of your business or service, we will be more than willing to work with you to explore different opportunities that may better suit you. 

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