Founded in 1960, Virginia CLE® is the educational arm of the Virginia Law Foundation. Virginia CLE® is the leading provider of continuing education to the Virginia legal community.


Virginia CLE®’s ultimate responsibility is to meet the continuing education needs of the Virginia legal community and to help Virginia attorneys practice proficiently, competently, professionally, and ethically throughout their careers.

Virginia CLE® serves the legal profession throughout the state with consistent high-quality CLE offerings which are intended to meet the diverse needs of the state’s lawyers and be timely, practical, authoritative, of high quality, and reasonably priced.


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Raymond M. WhiteExecutive Director and CEO
Katie ArataSr. Director of Development and Philanthropy
Teresa MooreCorporate Secretary and Senior Director of Operations

Marketing and Communications

Kendra GilreathDirector of Marketing and Communications
Mark GieseckeMarketing Coordinator
Cory ReedCopywriter


Cara SchneiderSr. Creative Director


Stacie MerriamSenior Director of Finance and HR Administration
Melissa GibsonAccounts Receivable Specialist
Kelly SpruillSenior Registrar
Disa WoodlandOffice & Shipping Coordinator


Valerie GoochSenior Director of Publications
Kieren PaynePublications Editor
Peter RoaneEditor in Chief
Chris ReillySenior Coordinating Publications Attorney
Kirsten YavoroskySenior Publications Editor


Tanya MorrisSenior Director of Seminars
Tanya HunterSenior Program Attorney
Asha HollomanProgram Planner
Merlyn MayhewProgram Planner
John RotmanProgram Planner
Suzanne StinnettProgram Planner, Sr. Director of Specialty Programs
Bobby SwackhamerProgram Planner
Kim VillioProgram Planner
Samantha FisherProgram Specialist
Tiffany FitzgeraldProgram Specialist
Kathleen WoodProgram Specialist
Deanna McGlothlinEvent and Seminars Coordinator

Distance Learning and Customer Support

Mary ForbesSenior Director of Distance Learning
Matt WhisnantWebcast Manager
Tristan GrigsbyCustomer Support Manager
John NelsonVideo Production Specialist
Alyssa HerringCustomer Support Specialist
Sibyl WinnCustomer Support Specialist


Bobby Swackhamer Sr. Director of Video Production, Web Strategy, and Digital Operations
Johnny Forbes Director of Information Technology
Scott Herman Webmaster