Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
Paul E. Fletcher
Paul has been publisher and editor-in-chief at Virginia Lawyers Weekly since 1989; for one year, 2017, he was group editor-in-chief for the Lawyers Weekly papers in Virginia, NC and SC. Before joining VLW, he practiced law in Southwest Virginia for three years with White, Elliott & Bundy; his practice concentrated on commercial litigation and employment law. A 1985 graduate of the Washington & Lee University law school, he also holds degrees from the College of William & Mary and Emory University. He has won numerous state and national journalism awards, including honors for editorial, column and feature writing. In 2015-16, he was the national president of the Society of Professional Journalists, the largest and most broad-based journalism group in the country. He is an adjunct journalism instructor at the Robertson School of Media and Culture at Virginia Commonwealth University.
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Peter joined Virginia Lawyers Weekly as Legal Editor in March 2008. A 1992 graduate of the University of Richmond law school, he practiced in Roanoke with WootenHart from 1992 to 2005, handling insurance defense work, including medical malpractice, products liability and personal injury cases. He was with Crandall & Katt from 2005 until 2007; there, he had a plaintiff’s personal injury practice. Peter graduated in 1976 from the University of Maryland, where he studied broadcasting and journalism. He is based in Roanoke. Peter can be reached by email at email@example.com.
Maura has been reporting for Virginia Lawyers Weekly since July 2019. After graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2017, Maura made a freelancing foray in filmmaking, podcasting and journalism. Her byline has appeared in The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report and the Virginia Mercury. Maura can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org