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Mavis C. Cobb (access required)

Mavis Clotilde Cobb, the first female member of the Fairfax Bar Association, died April 20 in Fairfax. She was 94. Ms. Cobb was the first woman to practice full-time in Fairfax, when she set up her office in 1958, according ...

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David M. Reizes (access required)

Virginia Beach lawyer David M. Reizes died March 14 of cancer. He was 56. A native of New York, Mr. Reizes received his undergraduate degree from Western Reserve University and his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. He earned a ...

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Edmund W. Hening Jr. (access required)

Retired Henrico Circuit Judge Edmund W. Hening Jr., who wrote the handbook of procedure for Virginia’s circuit judges and clerks, died April 6. He was 85. A native of Richmond, Judge Hening received his undergraduate and law degrees from the ...

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Reginald H. Pettus (access required)

Reginald H. Pettus, a Keysville lawyer and a former member of the House of Delegates, died March 21. He was 79. Mr. Pettus practiced law in Charlotte County for 52 years. He served the community in a number of positions ...

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William E. O'Brien (access required)

Retired patent lawyer William E. O’Brien died Feb. 27 in McLean. He was 73. Mr. O’Brien had been a partner in the Crystal City law firm of DePaoli & O’Brien. He practiced there from the early 1960s until his retirement ...

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Norman Bernheimer (access required)

Retired Alexandria lawyer Norman Bernheimer, who maintained a general practice for over 50 years, died Feb. 19 after a series of strokes. Mr. Bernheimer was a life-long resident of Alexandria. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II ...

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James R. Sipe Sr. (access required)

James R. Sipe Sr., one of the founders of the Harrisonburg firm of Litten & Sipe, died Feb. 25. He was 68. A native of Harrisonburg, he interrupted his studies at the University of Richmond to serve in Korea from ...

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Richard E. Blair (access required)

Richard E. Blair, a retired Northern Virginia attorney, died March 1 in Leesburg. He was 76. A native of Tennessee, Mr. Blair was a Navy aviator in World War II, flying combat missions in the Pacific. He also served in ...

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Jack E. Greer (access required)

Longtime Norfolk lawyer Jack Everett Greer died of cancer March 17. He was 75. Born in Tennessee, Mr. Greer grew up in the Washington, D.C., area. He joined the Marine Corps in 1943 after graduating from high school. He served ...

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