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Criminal Law

A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

1997 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award Recipient

Reno Harp III, Esquire

Reno Harp III received the 1997 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award from the Virginia State Bar’s Criminal Law Section at the 27th annual Criminal Law Seminar.

 The award, established in 1992 in honor of Carrico, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, recognizes a singular and unique contribution to the improvement of the criminal justice system in Virginia.

Harp retired in December 1996 as counsel for the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission for the Commonwealth of Virginia, a position he had held since 1971. He was recognized for his role in improving the administration of criminal justice and for advancing the cause of professionalism in the bench and bar.

A longtime member of the Criminal Law Section, Harp served as its chair in 1981-82.

February 1997