RBA Bench Bar Conference February 24, 2017

The annual Bench Bar Conference was held on February 24 at the Higher Education Center.  Christen Church, Chairman of the Young Lawyers Committee, organized the event. Lauren Davis, of Frith & Ellerman Law Firm, PC, served as moderator. Professor James Moliterno, Vincent Bradford Professor of Law at Washington & Lee University School of Law, presented a one hour CLE on the topic of “Implicit Bias and the Work of Lawyers and Judges.”....

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Judge Geddes Sworn In

The Honorable Scott R. Geddes was sworn in as a Judge of the General District Court, Twenty-Third Judicial District on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. at the Roanoke County Courthouse. A robe was presented to Judge Geddes by Nanda Davis, President of the Roanoke Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Hugh B. Wellons, President of the Roanoke Bar Association, and Peter Lubeck, President Salem-Roanoke County Bar Association....

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RBA February 2017 Luncheon

The meeting was called to order by President Hugh Wellons.  Joseph Mott, Chairman of the Roanoke Law Foundation, reminded the membership of the scholarship deadline and gave an update on the You and the Law program planned for March 28th. Mr. Wellons introduced our first two speakers, Brenda Hamilton, Clerk of Circuit Court, and Becky Collier, Civil Supervisor, who made a presentation on Roanoke City’s e-file system. President-Elect Kevin...

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RBA January 2017 Luncheon

The meeting was called to order by President Hugh Wellons.  A presentation was made by P.B. Plunger, speaking through his interpreter, Tommy Strelka, on behalf of the Roanoke Valley Polar Barristers requesting donations for the Special Olympics. We were fortunate to have two speakers. President-Elect Kevin Holt introduced the first guest speaker Sherman P. Lea, Sr., Mayor, City of Roanoke. Then Mr. Holt participated in a question and answer...

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RBA December Luncheon

The meeting was called to order by President Hugh Wellons.  President-Elect Kevin Holt introduced guest speaker Brant Hellwig, Dean, Washington & Lee Law School.  RVSLA members Monica Guilliams and Bernadine Huff insured a smooth...

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Santa at the Station 2016

The Roanoke Law Foundation sponsored the 11th annual Santa at the Station holiday party at the Virginia Museum of Transportation on December...

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