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A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

2001 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award Recipient

The Honorable Donald H. Kent

The Honorable Donald H. Kent of Richmond received the 2001 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award from the Virginia State Bar’s Criminal Law Section at the 31st 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.

Kent served as judge of the Circuit Court of Alexandria from 1974-96 and as chief judge beginning in 1984. He also served a counsel to the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission from 1997 until his retirement in December 2000. He now serves as substitute general district court judge in Henrico County.

February 2001