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Pender & Coward Attorney Richard Garriott Elected President-elect of Virginia Bar Association


Virginia Beach, Va. – Pender & Coward is pleased to announce that Richard Garriott has been elected to serve as President-elect of the Virginia Bar Association (“VBA”). A VBA member since 1997, Richard joined the Board of Governors in 2015 and previously served as Chair.  As an officer, he also serves on the executive committee of the VBA.  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. 

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