RBA Luncheon – September 10, 2019

The meeting was called to order by President Patrick Kenney.   Mr. Kenney recognized Lori Bentley, Chairman Memorials and Resolutions. Ms. Bentley introduced James H. Fulgham, Jr. who presented a memorial resolution in honor of Frank N. Perkinson, Jr, Esq.  President-elect Daniel Frankl introduced the guest speaker, the Honorable Elizabeth Dillon. Thank you to Nancy Stewart and Melinda Childress-Dearing from the RVLSA for assisting with...

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RBA Summer Social 2019

The 2019 Summer Social was held at Three Notch’d Brewing Company on July 15th.  A special thank you to our sponsors: Frith, Anderson & Peake, Gentry Locke, LeClairRyan, Spilman Thomas & Battle and Woods Rogers.  Click on each image to see the full...

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You and the Law – Legal and Social Tools for Assisting Survivors of Violence

You and the Law:  Legal and Social Tools for Assisting Survivors of Violence On May 9, 2019 the Roanoke Law Foundation  presented a program that included the following: Overview of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Panel Discussion of the Legal and Social Tools for Assisting Survivors of Violence Participants included two judges and representatives from the Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley, TAP, a licensed professional counselor and a...

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Law Day Celebration May 1, 2019

The annual Law Day Celebration was held at The Shenandoah Club on May 1, 2019, and was called to order by President J. Lee E. Osborne.  Devon Slovensky received the 2019 Young Lawyer of the Year Award, presented by Leigh Stelka.  Jennie Waering received the 2019 Frank W. “Bo” Rogers, Jr., Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the Honorable Karen Peters.  Patrick Kenney presented Lee Osborne with a plaque in appreciation of his...

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Courthouse Renaming Ceremony May 1, 2019

On May 1, 2019, the Renaming Ceremony for the Roanoke City Courthouse took place on the steps of the courthouse.  This special ceremony was in honor of Roanoke native and civil rights attorney Oliver W. Hill.  Speakers included Mayor Sherman P. Lea, and representatives from the Oliver White Hill Foundation, Judge William Broadhurst and RBA president, Lee Osborne. Last year the city dedicated a marker in honor of Mr. Hill in front of his...

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