RBA September Luncheon

The meeting was called to order by President Hugh Wellons.  Justice L.L. Koontz, Jr. read the resolution memorializing the late Judge Kenneth E. Trabue. Lori Thompson was awarded the Distinguished Service Award. This award was established to recognize those who are above and beyond exceptional. President-Elect Kevin Holt introduced guest speaker John D. Bassett, III, President of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture, Galax ( the “Factory...

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RBA Summer Social 2016

The 2016 Summer Social was held at The River and Rail on August 22.  Click on each image to see the full photo.  ...

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Judge Clemens Sworn In

The Honorable J. Christopher Clemens was sworn in as a Judge of the Circuit Court on Thursday, June 30, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. at the Roanoke County Courthouse. A robe was presented to Judge Roe by Nanda Davis, President-Elect of the Roanoke Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Joseph W. H. Mott, Past-President of the Roanoke Bar Association, and a representative of the Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association. Click on each image to...

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RBA Annual Meeting

The 91st Annual Meeting meeting was called to order by President Joe Mott.  Memorials and Resolutions Committee Chairman Diana Perkinson introduced The Honorable Vincent Lilley who presented a memorial resolution in honor of The Honorable George W. Harris, Jr. Rich Maxwell, Chairman of the Roanoke Law Foundation, presented the 2016 James N. Kincanon scholarship awards to Christian Blackwell, Ashlynn Hubert, Joshua Roberts, Aijalon Robinson, and...

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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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