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Bruce M. Marshall (access required)

Bruce Montgomery Marshall, managing director of the Richmond law firm of DurretteBradshaw PLC, died Feb. 4 from cancer. He was 58. A descendant of U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall, Mr. Marshall was a graduate of St. Christopher’s School, the University ...

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David C. Kohler (access required)

David C. Kohler, a law professor at the Southwestern University law school in Los Angeles and a former partner at Christian & Barton in Richmond, died Oct. 15 of colorectal cancer. He was 56. Mr. Kohler was born in Richmond ...

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Benjamin A. Williams Jr. (access required)

Benjamin A. Williams Jr., a retired judge of the Fifth Judicial Circuit and a veteran of World War II, died Jan. 16. He was 90. A native of Courtland, Judge Williams attended Virginia Tech and received his law degree from ...

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George M. Warren Jr. (access required)

George M. Warren Jr., a former state senator and longtime commonwealth’s attorney for the city of Bristol, died Jan. 12 Wellmont Hospice House after an illness of several months. He was 87. A native of Bristol, Sen. Warren was the ...

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John A. MacKenzie (access required)

John A. MacKenzie, a retired federal judge who sat in Norfolk, died Jan. 1 in Portsmouth. He was 92. A native of Portsmouth, Judge MacKenzie received his undergraduate and law degrees from Washington and Lee University. He served as an ...

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Robert J. O’Neill (access required)

Robert J. O’Neill, a retired attorney in Front Royal, died Dec. 21. He was 81. Mr. O’Neill grew up in the Bronx, New York, during the Great Depression and earned a law degree from Fordham University in 1956 after serving ...

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Edward A. Natt (access required)

Edward A. Natt, Roanoke’s first county attorney and an expert on land use law, died Dec. 29 after a 21-month battle with cancer. He was 64. A native of Roanoke, Mr. Natt graduated from the University of North Carolina at ...

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Robert J. Smith (access required)

Robert James Smith, a retired judge of the Henrico County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, died Dec. 30. He was 85. Judge Smith received his bachelor’s and law degrees from Washington and Lee University after serving in the U.S. ...

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Catesby G. Jones Jr.

Catesby Graham Jones Jr., a World War II veteran and a former Gloucester County commonwealth’s attorney, died at his home on the York River on Dec. 10. He was 84. The son of Catesby Graham Jones, a circuit judge in ...

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Philip Scott Walker Philip S. Walker, a retired attorney who argued civil rights cases on the Peninsula in the 1950s, died Dec. 6. He was 87. The son of an attorney, Mr. Walker graduated from Virginia Union University and Howard ...

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