Judge Roe Sworn In

The Honorable Thomas W. Roe, Jr., was sworn in as a Judge of the General District Court on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. at the Roanoke County Courthouse. A robe was presented to Judge Roe by Devon Slovensky, President of the Roanoke Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Hugh Wellons, President-Elect of the Roanoke Bar Association, and Sarah Jane Newton, President of the Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association. Click on each...

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Law Day Celebration

The annual Law Day Celebration was held at The Shenandoah Club on May 2, 2016, and was called to order by President Joe Mott.  S. D. Roberts Moore received the 2016 Frank W. “Bo” Rogers, Jr., Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Monica Monday.  Patice L. Holland received the 2016 Young Lawyer of the Year Award, presented by Victor Cardwell.  Hugh Wellons, President-Elect and Program Chairman, introduced our legislators who...

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RBA April Luncheon

The meeting was called to order by President Joe Mott.  President-Elect Hugh Wellons introduced guest speaker John Fishwick, U. S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia.  RVSLA members Monica Guilliams and Nancy Stewart insured a smooth check-in. Click on each photo to see the full size. Joe Mott Hugh Wellons John Fishwick Monica Guilliams and Nancy...

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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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