Class of 2021 Law Ceremony

Saturday, May 8, 2021
Robins Stadium
4 p.m.
Doors open at 3 p.m.

Adherence to the Governor's Commencement guidance will require regimented management of the ticketing process. Each graduate will be allotted 2 guest tickets for distribution. To account for state mandated physical distancing requirements, seating will be assigned in 3-person groups of graduates and 2 guests.

Graduates are required in advance to identify names and email addresses for each guest. Seating will be assigned and tickets will be distributed virtually through email and provided to each graduate in advance.

Ceremony will be live streamed and recorded.

Pro Bono Certificate Ceremony
May 7, 2021
5:30 p.m.

Zoom Link:

Commencement Speaker

Rita Davis

Rita Davis is chief counsel to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam. Davis is also a University of Richmond Law School graduate, class of 2000. Prior to joining the Governor's Office, she worked for nearly 15 years at Hunton & Williams, now Hunton Andrews Kurth, where she covered a broad range of commercial disputes on an international, federal, state, and local level. While in private practice, she was a bar leader and a recognized pro bono lawyer, devoting more than 1,350 hours to pro bono clients. While serving as chief counsel to the Governor, Davis has worked to facilitate the Governor's initiatives to eliminate racial and social inequities in Virginia.