The ninth year of the Leaders in the Law program sees 16 VBA members in the incoming class.
Virginia Lawyers Media sponsors the award program to recognize extraordinary effort by lawyers across the commonwealth.
VBA members among the honorees are:
Ralph L. "Bill" Axselle Jr. of Williams Mullen in Richmond
Immediate Past President Thomas R. Bagby of Woods Rogers PLC in Roanoke
Matthew P. Bosher of Hunton & Williams LLP in Richmond
Manuel A. Capsalis of Capsalis Fitzgerald PLC in Leesburg
Roger T. Creager of Creager Law Firm PLC in Richmond
Bernard J. DiMuro of DiMuroGinsberg PC in Alexandria
2012 VBA President Hugh M. Fain III of Spotts Fain in Richmond
Linda M. Jackson of Littler Mendelson, P.C., of Washington, D.C.
Judge Stanley P. Klein (ret.) of Blankingship & Keith PC in Fairfax
Bryant C. McGann of Vandeventer Black LLP in Norfolk
Judge John J. McGrath Jr. (ret.) of Juridical Solutions PLC in Harrisonburg
Senior U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne of the Eastern District, in Richmond
Dennis J. Quinn of Carr Maloney PC in Vienna
Kenneth T. Roeber of Sands Anderson PC in Richmond
Stephen R. Romine of LeClairRyan in Norfolk
James W. "Jay" Speer of the Virginia Poverty Law Center in Richmond
The entire class of 2014 Leaders in the Law will elect one of their number as the Leader of the Year. That person will be announced at a reception Oct. 23 at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond.