You and the Law: Trial By Jury

You and the Law: Trial By Jury, an inside look at Roanoke Circuit Court, was presented on April 5, and was moderated by Tom Miller, Chairman of the You and the Law  Committee.  Lance Greene discussed the function of the Clerk’s office and what it can and cannot do for citizens.  Master Deputy Dean Thompson explained the jury selection process.  Captain Chuck Ferguson and Lieutenant Frank Harris gave a brief synopsis of courtroom security...

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RLF Fellows Reception

The Roanoke Law Foundation inducted the Fellows of the Foundation,  Class of 2015, at Metro! on March 22, 2016.  Rich Maxwell, Chairman of the Foundation, welcomed the Trustees and Fellows and Stephen Lemon, Immediate Past Chairman, presented certificates to the Class of 2015. Click on individual photos to see the whole ph0to. Fellows – Class of...

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RBA March Luncheon

The meeting was called to order by President Joe Mott.  Lori Thompson encouraged everyone to participate in the VBA-sponsored Legal Food Frenzy.  President-Elect Hugh Wellons introduced guest speaker David Beidler, General Counsel and Executive Director of Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley, who presented The Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley – 50 Years of Legal Aid for the Poor.   RVSLA members Jennifer Carnes and Nancy Stewart insured a...

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Bench Bar Conference

The annual Bench Bar Conference was held on February 26 at the Jefferson Center.  Macel Janoschka, Chairman of the Young Lawyers Committee, served as moderator and Rob Dean presented Online Sleuthing for Lawyers. The State of the Judiciary addresses were presented by judges from the various courts, followed by an open forum discussion. Click on the individual pictures to see the whole picture. Macel Janoschka Rob Dean Judge Conrad Judge Black...

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RBA February Luncheon

The meeting was called to order by President Joe Mott.  President-Elect Hugh Wellons introduced guest speaker Diane Kelly, Executive Director, Mental Health America Roanoke Valley. RVSLA members Melinda Childress-Dearing and Nancy Stewart insured a smooth check-in. Click on each photo to see the full size. Joe Mott Hugh Wellons Diane Kelly Melinda Childress-Dearing and Nancy...

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RBA January Dinner Meeting

The meeting was called to order by President Joe Mott.   President-Elect Hugh Wellons and Past President Rich Maxwell presented  Cocktail Party Crib-Notes on Election Law.  RVSLA members Nancy Stewart and Dawn Resende insured a smooth check-in. Joe Mott Rich Maxwell and Hugh Wellons Nancy Stewart and Dawn...

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