Virginia State Bar

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Real Property

A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

Committees

Standing Committees

Fee Simple

Stephen C. Gregory, Esquire
Steptoe & Johnson, P.L.L.C.
707 Virginia Street, East
8th Floor
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 353-8185 (office)
(703) 850-1945 (cell)
Stephen.Gregory@steptoe-johnson.com

Publication Committee members:
*Douglass W. Dewing, Esquire
Trevor B. Reid, Esquire
*Lawrence M. Schonberger, Esquire
Lucia Anna Trigiani, Esquire

Membership

*Larry J. McElwain, Esquire
Parker, McElwain & Jacobs, P.C.
2340 Commonwealth Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 973-3331
(434) 973-9393 (fax)
email: lmcelwain@pmjlawfirm.com

J. Philip Hart, Esquire
Vice President & Investment Counsel
Legal Department
Genworth Financial, Inc.
6620 West Broad Street
Building #1
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 922-5161
(804) 662-2596 (fax)
email: philip.hart@genworth.com

Committee members:
K. Wayne Glass, Esquire
*Randy C. Howard, Esquire
Harry R. Purkey, Jr., Esquire
Collison F. “Chip” Royer, Esquire
*Susan H. Siegfried, Esquire

Programs
Co-Chairs

*Paula S. Caplinger, Esquire
Vice President, Manager & Counsel
Chicago Title Insurance Company
The Atrium Bulding
11832 Rock Landing Drive
Suite 204
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 873-0499 (ext. 305)
(757) 873-3740 (fax)
email: CaplingerP@CTT.com

Blake Hegeman, Esquire
Deputy General Counsel
Virginia Association of Realtors®
10231 Telegraph Road
Glen Allen, VA 23059
(804) 264-5033
(804) 262-0497 (fax)
email: BHegeman@varealtor.com

Committee members:
*Paul A. Bellegarde, Esquire
     (Advanced CLE)
Kay M. Creasman, Esquire
*Howard E. Gordon, Esquire
Mark W. Graybeal, Esquire
*Neil S. Kessler, Esquire
Louis J. Rogers, Esquire
Paul H. Melnick, Esquire (Annual CLE)
John W. Steele, Esquire
Edward R. Waugaman, Esquire

Technology

Mark W. Graybeal, Esquire
Pesner Kawamoto PLC
7926 Jones Branch Dr Ste 930
McLean, VA 22102-3303
 (703) 506-9440
(703) 506-0929 (fax)
email: mgraybeal@pesnerkawamoto.com

Committee members:
*John David Epperly, Esquire
*Ray W. King, Esquire
James M. McCauley, Esquire

 

Substantive Committees

Commercial Real Estate

Richard B. "Rick" Chess, Esquire
Chess Law Firm
9211 Forest Hill Ave.
Suite 201
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 241-9999 (cell)
(866) 596-9908 (fax)
email: rick@chesslawfirm.com

Committee Members:
*Michael E. Barney, Esquire
*Paul A. Bellegarde, Esquire
Dianne Boyle, Esquire

Lucy G. Davis, Esquire
Roberto P. Garcia, Esquire
K. Wayne Glass, Esquire
*Howard E. Gordon, Esquire
*Jack C. Hanssen, Esquire
*Randy C. Howard, Esquire
Ray W. King, Esquire
Jeffrey A. Maynard, Esquire
*C. Grice McMullan, Jr., Esquire
*Jean D. Mumm, Esquire
William L. Nusbaum, Esquire
Jordon M. Samuel, Esquire
John W. Steele, Esquire
David W. Stroh, Esquire
J. Page Williams, Esquire
Mark D. Williamson, Esquire

Common Interest Community

Jeremy R. Moss, CCAL®
Vandeventer Black LLP
101 W. Main Street, Suite 500
World Trade Center
Norfolk, Virginia 23510

757-446-8522 (office)
757-446-8670 (fax)
703-344-4895 (cell)

email: jmoss@vanblacklaw.com

 

Committee Members:
John C. Cowherd, Esquire
David C. Helscher, Esquire
Michael A. Inman, Esquire
Harry R. Purkey, Jr., Esquire
William W. Sleeth, Esquire
Susan B. Tarley, Esquire

Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy

F. Lewis Biggs, Esquire
Kepley Broscious & Biggs, P.L.C.
2211 Pump Road
Richmond, VA 23233
(804) 741-0400 ext. 203
(804) 740-6175 (fax)
email: flbiggs@kbbplc.com

Committee members:
James E. Clarke, Esquire
J. Philip Hart, Esquire
Christopher A. Jones, Esquire
John H. Maddock, III, Esquire
Richard C. Maxwell, Esquire
Stephen B. Wood, Esquire

Eminent Domain

*Charles M. Lollar, Esquire
Lollar Law, PLLC
Virginia Bar No. 17009
North Carolina Bar No. 7861
P. O. Box 11274
Norfolk, VA 23517
(757) 735-0777
email: cmlollar@gmail.com

Committee members:
Edmund M. Amorosi, Esquire
David L. Arnold, Esquire
Nancy C. Auth, Esquire
Josh E. Baker, Esquire
James E. Barnett, Esquire
Stanley G. Barr, Esquire
Douglas K. Baumgardner, Esquire
Robert J. Beagan, Esquire
James C. Breeden, Esquire
Barbara H. Breeden, Esquire
Lynda L. Butler, Esquire
Christi A. Cassel, Esquire
Michael S. J. Chernau, Esquire
Francis A. Cherry, Jr., Esquire
Stephen J. Clarke, Esquire
Charles R. Cranwell, Esquire
Christianna Dougherty-Cunningham, Esquire
Joseph M. DuRant, Esquire
Lawrence S. Emmert, Esquire
Jerry K. Emrich, Esquire
Matthew D. Fender, Esquire
Gifford R. Hampshire, Esquire
Jeremy Hopkins, Esquire
Henry E. Howell, Esquire
Hon. Philip J. Infantino, III, Esquire
Thomas M. Jackson, Jr., Esquire
James W. Jones, Esquire
James J. Knicely, Esquire
Brian G. Kunze, Esquire
Steven L. Micas, Esquire
Michael E. Ornoff, Esquire
Sharon E. Pandak, Esquire
Rebecca B. Randolph, Esquire
Kelly L. Daniels Sheeran, Esquire
Mark A. Short, Esquire
Bruce R. Smith, Esquire
Rhysa G. South, Esquire
Paul B. Terpak, Esquire
Joseph T. Waldo, Esquire
Scott Alan Weible, Esquire

Ethics

*Paul H. Melnick, Esquire
Melnick & Melnick, PLC
711Park Avenue
Falls Church, Virginia  22046
(703) 276-1000 (phone)
(703) 536-8880 (fax)
email: paul.melnick@melnickandmelnick.com

Committee members:
David B. Bullington, Esquire
Todd E. Condron, Esquire
James M. McCauley, Esquire
Christina E. Meier, Esquire
*Lawrence M. Schonberger, Esquire
Amanda A. Smith, Esquire
J. Page Williams, Esquire
Edward R. Waugaman, Esquire
Eric V. Zimmerman, Esquire

 

 

Land Use and Environmental

*Stephen R. Romine, Esquire
LeClairRyan, P.C.
999 Waterside Drive
Suite 2100
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 624-1454 (main)
(757) 441-8971 (direct)
(757) 624-3773 (fax)
email: sromine@leclairryan.com

 

Committee members:
Alan D. Albert, Esquire
Robert C. Barclay, IV, Esquire
*Michael E. Barney, Esquire
Steven W. Blaine, Esquire
Andrew W. Carrington, Esquire
John M. Mercer, Esquire
Lisa M. Murphy, Esquire
R. J. Nutter, II, Esquire
William W. Sleeth, III, Esquire
Jonathan Stone, Esquire
David W. Stroh, Esquire

Residential Real Estate

Barbara Wright Goshorn, Esquire
203 Main Street
P.O. Box 177
Palmyra, VA 22963
(434) 589-2694
(434) 589-6262 (fax)
email: office22963@earthlink.net

Eric V. Zimmerman, Esquire
Miller Zimmerman, P.L.C.
50 Catoctin Circle, NE
Suite 201
Leesburg, VA 20176
(703) 777-8850
(703) 777-8854 (fax)
email: ezimmerman@millerzimmerman.com

 

Committee Members:
David B. Bullington, Esquire
Todd E. Condron, Esquire
K. Wayne Glass, Esquire
Mark W. Graybeal, Esquire
*David C. Helscher, Esquire
Christina E. Meier, Esquire
Paul H. Melnick, Esquire
Mark N. Reed, Esquire
Trevor B. Reid, Esquire
Dan L. Robinson, Esquire
Collison F. “Chip” Royer, Esquire
Allen C. Tanner, Jr., Esquire
Jordon M. Samuel, Esquire
Susan Stringfellow Walker, Esquire
David W. Stroh, Esquire
Ronald D. Wiley, Jr. Esquire

Title Insurance

Brian O. Dolan, Esquire
Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.
11815 Fountain Way
Suite 400
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 873-6311 (757) 873-6359 (fax)
email: bodolan@kaufcan.com

Committee members:
*Paula S. Caplinger, Esquire
*Michael E. Barney, Esquire
Dianne Boyle, Esquire
Kay Creasman, Esquire
Kenneth L. Dickinson, Esquire
Rosalie K. Doggett, Esquire
Russell S. Drazin, Esquire
*John David Epperly, Esquire
Stephen C. Gregory, Esquire
*Randy C. Howard, Esquire
Cynthia A. Nahorney, Esquire
Allen C. Tanner, Jr., Esquire
Edward R. Waugaman, Esquire

Law School Liasions

*Paul A. Bellegarde, Esquire
8284 Spring Leaf Court
Vienna, VA 22182
(301) 537-0627 (cell) (703) 749-8306 (fax)
email: bellslaw@aol.com

*Larry J. McElwain, Esquire
Parker, McElwain & Jacobs, P.C.
2340 Commonwealth Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22901
(434) 973-3331 (434) 973-9393 (fax)
email: lmcelwain@pmjlawfirm.com

Committee members:
Kay M. Creasman, Esquire
Kenneth L. Dickenson, Esquire
Mark W. Graybeal, Esquire
Charles M. Lollar, Esquire
J. Page Williams, Esquire
Mark Williamson, Esquire
Charles Cooper Youell, IV, Esquire
Eric V. Zimmerman, Esquire

 

Section Contacts

Liaison to Bar Counsel

Ray W. King, Esquire
LeClairRyan, P.C.
999 Waterside Drive
Suite 2100
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 624-1454
(757) 441-8929 (direct)
(757) 624-3773 (fax)
email: rking@leclairryan.com

VSB Liaison

Dolly C. Shaffner
Special Projects Administrative Assistant
Virginia State Bar
1111 East Main Street
Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026
(804) 775-0518
(804) 775-0501 (fax)
email: shaffner@vsb.org

* Honorary Area Representatives are past Chairs and recipients of the Courtland Traver Award.

Updated: September 6, 2016