The Virginia Bar Association names 132nd president
Alison M. McKee has been a VBA member since 1984.
The Virginia Bar Association (VBA) installed Alison M. McKee as its 2020 president, effective Jan. 25, the organization announced Tuesday. McKee is the 132nd president of the VBA.
McKee is an attorney at the Virginia Beach branch of the Norfolk-based law firm Kaufman & Canoles P.C. Her practice is focused on banking and finance, commercial real estate and senior housing matters. She succeeds Richard E. Garriott Jr., a partner at the Virginia Beach branch of Hampton Roads-based Pender & Coward P.C.
McKee has been a member of the VBA since 1984. She has co-chaired the VBA Business Law Section’s Third-Party Legal Opinions Report Committee and served as vice chair of the VBA Business Law Section. McKee has also served on the VBA Board of Governors since 2016.
She earned a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and her juris doctorate degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.
The VBA is a voluntary membership organization created by Virginia attorneys to promote legislative changes and offer continuing education. The organization also has both a philanthropic and service component.