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Roanoke lawyer acquitted in strip club assault case (access required)

A lawyer convicted last fall of assaulting a dancer at a strip club he managed has been acquitted by a Roanoke jury. Charles John “C.J.” Covati appealed a general district conviction and successfully defended the charge before the jury Feb. 18, The Roanoke Times reported. His lawyer, Vicki Francois, undermined the credibility of Covati’s accuser, the paper ...