On August 2, 2011, Mr. Waterman was invited by the Honorable Stephen C. Moore to join as a Master member of the I’Anson-Hoffman American Inn of Court XXVII. Membership is extended only to a select few within the Hampton Roads legal community.

I’Anson-Hoffman is our region’s Inn and is affiliated with the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary. Its membership levels are Judicial, Masters, Barristers, Associates, Professors, and Students.

The Inn is dedicated to, and has a long distinguished history of, promoting the goals of excellence, civility, professionalism and ethics within the legal profession. Members attend socials, dinners, speakers and programs.

The first Inn of Court was established in 1292 in England by King Edward I. The American Inns of Court Foundation was organized in 1985, and I’Anson-Hoffman was chartered in 1987.