The 1870 Society

Named for the year of the Law School’s founding, the 1870 Society honors our most generous donors for their leadership support to Richmond Law.



R. Kennon Poteat III, L'06

Meredith Sanderlin Thrower, L'03


W. Birch Douglass III, L'68

Gregory J. Golden, L'96

Jason W. Konvicka, L'94

William W. Muse, L'73

Robin Robertson Starr, L'79

Gil Topaz, L’23

J. Greg Webb, L'95


As a Society member, you can serve as an example to others and make a tremendous impact on the lawyers of tomorrow, our students. Put simply, as an 1870 Society member, you lead the way.

Membership Levels:

$50,000 President’s Circle

$25,000 Founder’s Circle

$10,000 Dean’s Circle

$5,000 Partner's Circle

$2,500 Rector’s Circle

$1,000 de novo 1870 (6-10 years since graduation)

$500 de novo 1870 (1-5 years since graduation)


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