Virginia Marshall is a Wiradjuri Nyemba woman who commenced legal practice in 2003. In 2005 she became an Executive Officer leading the Aboriginal Water Trust and was a member of the inaugural Indigenous Water Summit established by the National Water Commission. Since 2013 she has been the Principal Solicitor of Triple BL Legal specialising in intellectual property and traditional knowledge and commercial and contracts law. Marshall was the first Aboriginal woman to graduate from Macquarie University with a PhD in Law. For over a decade she has been an active member of the Law Society of NSW for whom she has written and taught in criminal, environmental law and conveyancing practice.