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Gentry Locke Attorneys Announces Executive Board Leadership Updates for 2024

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ROANOKE, Va. (February 8, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce the election of the following individuals to serve on the firm’s Executive Board for 2024: Chair Monica T. Monday (Roanoke) Managing Partner Brett Marston (Roanoke) Partner Matthew W. Broughton (Roanoke) Partner Herschel V. Keller (Lynchburg) Partner Jonathan D. Puvak (Roanoke) “We are excited to add Herschel Keller and Jon Puvak to our Executive Board leadership team this year. We have been blessed for many years with partners who are dedicated to the success of the firm, but more importantly to the success of our […]

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New Attorney Jon Roellke

Gentry Locke Adds Jon R.L. Roellke to Richmond Office

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RICHMOND, Va. (January 30, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Jon R.L. Roellke has joined the firm’s Richmond office as a Civil Defense Litigation associate. “Jon is an exceptional young attorney who had demonstrated a commitment to excellence, and we are pleased to welcome him to the firm,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston. Roellke has experience with appellate matters as well as civil litigation issues. Prior to joining Gentry Locke, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Humphreys in the Virginia Court of Appeals and also to […]

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In Memory, Mike Pace

Mike Pace: Citizen Lawyer

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Mike Pace admired Atticus Finch. No doubt Mike aspired to live like Atticus Finch. To many, Mike Pace was Atticus Finch. And if you ever met Mike, you know that he enjoyed talking about Atticus and all that Atticus stood for in the legal world and in the real world. For those of us who had the pleasure of knowing Mike, in working with him in practice, and in watching him operate in the community and the bar, he may be as close to Atticus as we will ever know. To describe the impact and the influence that Mike seamlessly […]

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2024 Top Lawyers Lynchburg

Gentry Locke Partners Glenn W. Pulley, Herschel V. Keller, and Andrew O. Gay Named Lynchburg Business “2024 Top Lawyers”

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (January 5, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that partners Glenn W. Pulley, Herschel V. Keller, and Andrew O. Gay were selected for inclusion on Lynchburg Business magazine’s “2024 Top Lawyers of Greater Lynchburg” list. The ranking recognizes the “best of the best” in the region’s legal community. Pulley was named for Business Law. Since Pulley’s career began in 1976, he has tried more than 150 civil jury trials for plaintiffs and defendants involving personal injury/property damage, product liability, commercial, construction, employment, estates, and eminent domain. Glenn’s trial experience has helped many […]

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New Partners Miller and Starks

Gentry Locke Promotes Jeffrey P. Miller and Ryan J. Starks to Partner

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RICHMOND, Va. (January 3, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that attorneys Jeffrey P. Miller and Ryan J. Starks have been promoted to partnership, effective January 1, 2024. “Ryan and Jeff are talented attorneys who have demonstrated hard work and commitment to our clients,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston. “We congratulate them on this significant career accomplishment, and we are pleased to announce and celebrate their advancement within the firm.” Miller is a member of the firm’s Civil Defense Litigation practice group, where he frequently defends trucking companies in catastrophic injury, brain […]

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Gentry Locke Adds Robert E. Evans to Lynchburg Office

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (January 2, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Robert E. Evans has joined the firm’s Lynchburg office as of counsel in the Plaintiff’s Practice Group. “Bob is highly regarded throughout the Commonwealth and we are pleased to welcome him to our team and know that the high level of client service that he provides, and his wealth of experience will benefit our team and our clients,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston. Prior to joining Gentry Locke, Evans worked as a sole practitioner for more than 40 years, serving clients […]

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Best Places to Work

Gentry Locke Named to 2023 “Best Places to Work: Law Firms” List

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ROANOKE, Va. (December 7, 2023) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that it has been named among the 2023 “Best Places to Work: Law Firms” list, published by the Business of Law Digest in conjunction with Best Companies Group. The inaugural list recognizes 28 law firms from across the country that have prioritized their employees’ well-being and created a positive work environment for their teams. The Best Places to Work program entails a two-part research process which includes anonymous employee surveys as well as independent research comparing firms against hundreds of industry benchmarks. The combined […]

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Three New Associates

Gentry Locke Adds Three New Associates to Firm

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ROANOKE, Va. (December 7, 2023) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Phoebe M. Brannock, Jessica Otiono and Kate Pollard have joined the firm as associates. “We are excited to welcome this exceptional group of young attorneys who have already been a part of the Gentry Locke team as summer associates during their law school tenures,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston. “These women each bring a high level of legal skill and commitment to client service, and we are pleased to officially welcome them aboard.” Brannock joins the firm’s Roanoke office where she […]

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Legal Elite List

23 Gentry Locke Attorneys Named to 2023 Virginia Business Legal Elite List

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ROANOKE, Va. (November 30, 2023) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that 23 attorneys have been named to Virginia Business magazine’s 2023 Legal Elite list. The list is determined by peer votes and is divided into 21 specialties. The Gentry Locke attorneys recognized in the 2023 Legal Elite list and the areas in which they are recognized include: Thomas J. Bondurant, Jr. – Criminal Law William E. Callahan, Jr. – Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights Karen L. Cohen – Real Estate/Land Use Chip (John G.) Dicks – Administrative/Government/Legislative Michael J. Finney – Civil Litigation Alicha M. Grubb – […]

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Josh Lepchitz Announcement

Gentry Locke Adds Civil Defense Litigator Joshua E. Lepchitz to Norfolk Office

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NORFOLK, Va. (November 15, 2023) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Joshua E. Lepchitz has joined the firm’s Norfolk office as an associate in the Civil Defense Litigation Group. “Josh has tremendous experience with the rules and procedures of the criminal courts in Virginia and has demonstrated his commitment to providing exceptional client service and we are pleased to welcome him to our team while continuing to grow our presence in Norfolk,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston. Gentry Locke announced the opening of its Norfolk office in March 2023, marking the firm’s […]

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