Loading Events


Start: August 24

End: August 25

Event Category



The Jefferson Hotel
101 W Franklin St
Richmond, Virginia 23220
+ Google Map
(804) 788-8000
View Venue Website

This website does not support Internet Explorer. Please use the latest version of Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Safari.

August 24-25, 2021
Richmond, VA

Please join NAAG and the attorney general community for our return to in-person meetings on August 24-25 in Richmond, Virginia. Hosted by Virginia Attorney General and NAAG Southern Region Chair Mark Herring, this conference will address ways that attorney general offices can combat sexual and domestic violence, including prevention, prosecution and support for victims. The meeting will showcase work done by attorneys general throughout the southern region, both on their own and with partner organizations.

View the agenda.



  • Morgan Abbate, Senior Victim Advocate and Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) Coordinator, Virginia Attorney General’s Office
  • Madison Boden, Physical Evidence Recovery Kit (PERK) Tracking System Coordinator, Virginia Department of Forensic Science
  • Kelly Carpenter, Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Project Manager, Virginia Attorney General’s Office
  • Meg Garvin, Executive Director, National Crime Victim Law Institute
  • Derrick Longoria, Detective, Richmond Police Department
  • Melissa McMenemy, Statewide Facilitator, Violence Against Women Act Services, Training, Officers, Prosecution (STOP) Grant Program, Virginia Attorney General’s Office
  • Adriana Mirarchi, Special Agent, Homeland Security Investigations, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Mary Vail Ware, Senior Director for Justice and Victim Services, ICF
  • Michelle Welch, Director of the Animal Law Unit, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Virginia Attorney General’s Office


This meeting, which will also be offered virtually, will be hosted in accordance with the latest government mandates and health organization guidance. More specific information related to this meeting will be outlined in an email to attendees in August 2021. In the meantime, please review the latest guidance from the  and the .

**Early registration rates are available until midnight Friday, July 23, 2021.**

Other government (non-attorney general staff) and non-profit professionals should contact Emily Parsons before registering to receive the discounted rate. Please email Emily Parsons at with any questions. NAAG will be using a mobile app for in-person meeting attendees. More information on the app will be available soon.

In-Person Attendance

Category Early Registration Fee (Available Until July 23, 2021) Registration Fee
 Attorneys General  Complimentary  Complimentary
 Attorney General Staff  $225  $325
Government/Nonprofit (Discount code available upon request)  $425  $525
 General Admission  $625  $725

Virtual Attendance

Category Registration Fee
 Attorneys General  Complimentary
 Attorney General Staff  $125
 Government/Nonprofit  $225
 General Admission  $325

** If you have created your NAAG account and do not see the correct pricing listed, please make sure you have entered your organization under your profile. Attorney general staff will need to wait until after your account is verified by your office before being able to register for this event. **

Room Block

NAAG has secured a room block at . The group rate is $205 per night plus tax. This rate will be available until Monday, August 2, 2021 or until the block is full, whichever comes first.

Cancellation Policy

If you would like to request a registration cancellation or refund, please contact Emily Parsons at eparsons@naag.org for more information.

CLE Credit

NAAG will apply for CLE for attendees eligible under CLE accrediting body guidelines.