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Pender & Coward Attorneys Garriott, Maurer and Jurjevich Elected to Virginia Bar Association Leadership

01/25/17

Virginia Beach, Va. – Pender & Coward is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been elected to serve in leadership positions of the Virginia Bar Association (“VBA”). 

Richard Garriott has been elected to serve as chair of the Board of Governors of the VBA.  As an officer, he also serves on the executive committee of the VBA.  A VBA member since 1997, Richard joined the Board of Governors in 2015 and previously served as vice chair of the Domestic Relations Section Council. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Virginia Law Foundation and serves on the Virginia Family Law Coalition.  Richard focuses his practice on family law and civil litigation. 

Patrick Maurer has been elected to serve as vice chair of the Domestic Relations Section Council of the VBA.  A Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and member of the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar, Patrick focuses his practice on family law, entertainment law as well as criminal and traffic law. 

Kristen Jurjevich has been elected to serve as Tidewater representative of the Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee of the VBA.  An active member of the VBA, she has served as the VBA’s Young Lawyers Division Chair of the Regent Law School Council since 2015 and she serves as the chair elect of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Awards of Achievement Committee.  Kristen focuses her practice on corporate, real estate and civil litigation matters.