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Margaret E. Ivey
Clinical Professor of Law Emerita
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Professor Margaret Ivey retired as Director of the Law School’s Clinical Placement Program and Clinical Professor of Law in 2020. She writes in the area of family law, offering an upper level domestic violence seminar. Professor Ivey is chair of the Virginia Bar Association’s Commission on the Needs of Children, a former member of the Virginia Bar Association’s Board of Governors and Community Service Council, has served as chair of the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar Section on Education of Lawyers, and was a member of the Judicial Administration Task Force of the Commission on Virginia Courts in the 21st Century. Professor Ivey is also a member and past president of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Poverty Law Center.

Awards
Virgina Bar Association Robert E. Shephard, Jr. Award (2015)
University of Richmond Story Award for Public Service (2003)
Presentations
Presenter, "Clinical Pedagogy and Beginning Quest for Resilience and Dignity," 39th Annual Conference on clinical Legal Education, Baltimore, (May 2016)
Memberships
Member, AALS Sections on Clinical Legal Education and Family Law
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Bar Association of City of Richmond
Member, Bar Association of City of Richmond Pro Bono Committee
Member, Citizens Advisory Council to the Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court, City of Richmond
Member, Clincial Legal Education Association
Member, Community Service Council, Virginia Bar Association
Member, Judicial Adminsitration Task Force, Commission on Virginai Courts in the 21st Century: To Benefit All to Exclude None
Member, Virginia Bar Association
Member, Virginia Bar Association Commission on Needs of Children
Board of Directors, Virginia Poverty Law Center
Member, Virginia Poverty Law Center
Member, Virginia State Bar
President, Virginia Poverty Law Center (2001 - 2005)
Member, Board of Governors, Virginia State Bar Section on Education of Lawyers (1998 - 2004)
Chair, Virginia State Bar Section on Education of Lawyers (2001 - 2003)
Chair, Citizens Advisory Council to the Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court, City of Richmond (1999 - 2000)
Editorial Board, Education & Practice, published by the Virginai State Bar, Section on Education of Lawyers (1996 - 2000)
Board of Directors, Richmond Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) (1991 - 1995)
Chair, Richmond Youth Services Commission (1992 - 1993)
Board President, Richmond Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) (1991 - 1992)
Member, Richmond Youth Services Commission (1988 - 1992)
Bar Admissions
Virginia
United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Professional Experience
Clinical Professor of Law Emerita (2020 - present)
University of Richmond School of Law
Director of Clinical Placement Program and Clinical Professor of Law (2004 - 2020)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA
Associate Clinical Professor of Law (1997 - 2000)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law (1994 - 1997)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA
Administrative Director, Clinical Placement Program, and Adjunct Professor of Law (1990 - 1994)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA
Adjunct Professor, Women Studies Program (1989 - 1990)
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Associate (1985 - 1988)
Williams, Mullen, Christian & Dobbins, Richmond, VA
Assistant Dean (1981 - 1984)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA
Associate (1979 - 1981)
Bell, Lacy & Baliles, Richmond, VA
Publications
Journal Articles

When Racists and Radicals Meet, 38 Emory Law Journal 1145 (with Ron Bacigal) (1989).

Criminal Prosecutions in Environmental Law: A Study of the "Kepone" Case, 12 Columbia Journal of Environmental Law 291 (with Ron Bacigal) (1987).

Books

Virginia Practice Series: Jury Instructions (2019-2020) (West) (with Ron Bacigal) (2019).

Virginia Practice Series: Jury Instructions (2018-2019) (West) (with Ron Bacigal) (2018).

Virginia Practice Series: Jury Instructions (2014-2015) (West) (with Ron Bacigal) (2014).

Virginia Practice Series: Jury Instructions (2013-2014) (West) (with Ron Bacigal et al.) (2013).

Education
J.D., University of Richmond 1979
B.A., Mary Baldwin College 1973
Contact Information
Areas of Expertise
Clinical Legal Education
Domestic Violence
Education of Lawyers