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Pender & Coward Announces 2015 Officers



March 4, 2015

Va. Beach, Va. - Pender & Coward is pleased to announce that the following shareholders have been elected to the 2015 Executive/Management Committee:

Richard H. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer - Richard H. Matthews specializes in Banking, Business, Employment Law and Civil Litigation. He graduated from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Arts in 1974 and received his Juris Doctor in 1976 from the same institution. He has served as Pender & Coward’s CEO since 1999.

William A. Lascara, Chief Financial Officer - With over 30 years of legal experience, William A.Lascara practices Business and Commercial Law. He received his Juris Doctor from William and Mary Law School in 1983 and his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Virginia. He has served as the firm’s CFO since 2004.

David L. Arnold, Secretary/At Large Officer - David L. Arnold has been practicing law for more than 20 years and is chairman of Pender & Coward’s Eminent Domain Practice Group. He also specializes in Civil Litigation, Real Estate and Business Affairs. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia and his Juris Doctor from William and Mary Law School. Arnold is a newly elected member of Pender & Coward’s Executive/Management Committee.