On June 20, 2016, Molly Garrett was elected as the President of the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association (VWAA). Ms. Garrett had previously served as President- Elect, Secretary and Judicial Director (for four terms). Additionally, Divani Nadaraja was elected Director of Membership after having served as a Director at Large. The VWAA was founded in 1981 for the purpose advancing the interests of women attorneys in Virginia, encouraging their mutual improvement and social interaction, and promoting the interests of women under law. VWAA is the only statewide bar association dedicated to women attorneys in Virginia.