Chester resident and former Thomas Dale High School teacher Tricia Dunlap (formerly Radigan) received her juris doctor degree, Saturday, May 7, from the University of Richmond‘s School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. An articles editor for volume 45 of the University of Richmond Law Review, she also served as the Robert R. Merhige Jr. Fellow with the Center for Environmental Studies.
A member of the Moot Court Board, Dunlap and her teammate won honors at William & Mary Law School’s William B. Spong Moot Court tournament in February 2010, earning Runner-up Best Overall, Best Brief, Best Oral Advocate, and Runner-up Best Oral Advocate. She used her classroom specialty in the U.S. Constitution in serving as research assistant to former Governor and Senior Distinguished Lecturer, Tim Kaine, with whom she built his class “The Future of Equality.” A member of the John Marshall Inn of Court and the Order of the Barristers honor society,
Dunlap is deeply grateful to her supportive family and friends. Now an associate at Christensen Global Strategies, she works with forward-leaning corporations, governments, and institutions on sustainability, development of the clean economy, and solutions for climate change.