RBA 95th Annual Meeting – June 9, 2020

President Patrick Kenney called the 95th Annual meeting to order. The 95th Annual RBA meeting was held by GoToMeeting.  President Kenney announced the recipients of this year’s awards which will be presented in the fall due to the current COVID-19 restrictions. G. Michael Pace, Jr. will be presented the 2020 Frank “Bo” Rogers Lifetime Achievement Award and Andrew Gerrish will receive the 2020 Young Lawyer of the Year Award....

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RBA Luncheon – March 10, 2020

The meeting was called to order by President Patrick Kenney.  Memorial Chairman, Lori Bentley, introduced Andrew S.  Goldstein who read a memorial resolution honoring A. Carter “Chip” Magee.  Mr. Magee was a founder and partner of Magee Goldstein Lasky & Sayers, PC.  President-elect Daniel Frankl introduced the guest speaker, Brandy Salmon, founding executive Director of the Innovation Campus at Virginia Tech.  Thank you to the...

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RBA Bench Bar Conference – February 28, 2020

The annual Bench Bar Conference was held on February 28th in the White Room at Blue 5 Restaurant.  Sarah Jessee, Chairman of the Young Lawyers Committee, organized the event. John Whitfield, Executive Director, Blue Ridge Legal Services, presented a one hour CLE program titled; “Launching a Pro Bono Initiative in the 23rd Judicial Circuit: What is the “Justice Gap” and Who Cares?”. Brian Buniva, the president-elect of the Virginia...

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RBA Luncheon – February 11, 2020

The meeting was called to order by President Patrick Kenney.   Kathy Wright encouraged the members to register for the Blue Ridge Legal Services Hot Line Training. President-elect Daniel Frankl introduced the guest speaker, Heywood Fralin, chairman of Medical Facilities of America Inc.  Mr. Fralin is also co-chairman of Retirement Unlimited Inc., which operates six assisted-living facilities in Virginia. Mr. Fralin has participated in a variety...

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RBA Luncheon – January 14, 2020

The meeting was called to order by President Patrick Kenney.   President-elect Daniel Frankl introduced the guest speaker. The speaker was Michael Maxey, president of Roanoke College. He spoke on the economic impact that Roanoke College has on the Roanoke Valley. Thank you to Nancy Stewart and Melinda Childress of the RVLSA for assisting with check-in. Click on individual picture to view full...

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