Tara Casey is Director of the Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service and writes on contemporary public policy issues. She is a member of the Richmond Times-Dispatch Pundit's Podium, and her essays have appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginian-Pilot, and Roanoke Times, as well as online venues including the Maddow Blog, Feministing, AlterNet, RH Reality Check, Yahoo! Voices, and RVA Magazine. Ms. Casey is the Faculty Director of the Law School's Bridge to Practice Fellowship Program. She currently chairs the Awards Committee for the Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities of the Association of American Law Schools and is an active member of the Public Service Section of NALP — The Association for Legal Career Professionals. Ms. Casey was named YWCA "Outstanding Woman of Achievement in Law" in 2007, a "Virginia Rising Star Lawyer" by Richmond Magazine in 2006, one of the "Legal Elite" by Virginia Business Magazine in 2005 (and 2006, 2009, and 2010), the Richmond Bar Association's Pro Bono Award winner in 2005, and one of Style Weekly Magazine's "Top Forty Under Forty" in 2004.
2015 Woman of Achievement Award, Metropolitan Richmond Women's Bar Association
Educating New Lawyers, VBA Journal, Vol. XXXIX, No. 2 (Fall 2012).
Legal Education Prepares Students to Weather Tough Times, Va. Law., Feb. 2010, at 21.
Tara (Richmond Justice)
Fri., Apr. 15, 2016
"Do Justice" PSA (Legal Aid Justice Center)
Fri., Sep. 11, 2015
Why can't we fix our gun problem? (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Wed., Sep. 2, 2015
AG's threat is not grounded in law (The Roanoke Times)
Mon., Sep. 24, 2012
Va. board reverses course on abortion clinic regs (The Washington Times)
Fri., Sep. 14, 2012
Separate and unequal regulations for women (The Roanoke Times)
Thu., Jun. 14, 2012
A Tale of Two Mandates (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Sun., Apr. 1, 2012
Public Service Work
Contemporary Public Policy Issues