The Virginia Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (VAELA) is a non-profit professional association of attorneys which educates its members and others regarding needs and solutions for the elderly, their families, and their caregivers, and advocates for beneficial care and laws for these persons.


Officers and Directors for 2017-2018

President: Joley Steffens
President Elect: Catherine Schott Murray
Vice President: John Laster
Treasurer: Gene Robinson
Secretary: Cary Cucinelli
Past President: Rhona Levine

Board of Directors

Directors beginning 2nd year of two year term (2016-2018)

Paul Barnett
Stephen Burns
Valerie Geiger
Angela Griffith
Stephen Taylor
Loretta Morris Williams


Directors beginning 1st year of two year term (2017-2019)

Scott Alperin
Ron Feinman
Ross Hart
James McConville
Elizabeth Teague