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A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

2002 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award Recipient

Craig S. Cooley, Esquire

Richmond attorney Craig S. Cooley received the 2002 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award from the Virginia State Bar’s Criminal Law Section at the 32nd 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.

Cooley began practicing law in Richmond and has been in private practice since 1987. He has taught at the University of Richmond and has been a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education programs, judicial conferences, and bar seminars. A former chair of the VSB Criminal Law Section’s Board of Governors, Cooley also has served as president of the Richmond Criminal Bar Association and as a member of the Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules of Court.

A graduate of Harrisonburg High School, Cooley received his bachelor’s, master’s, and law degrees from the University of Richmond.

February 2002