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

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 the Honorable Edward Robbins, Jr. in the Chesterfield Circuit Court. In those roles, Roellke regularly drafted memoranda, opinions, and orders on civil matters, including workers’ compensation, personal injury, estates, civil rights, and complex domestic relations cases.

A graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law, Roellke was the Senior Notes and Comments Editor on the University of Richmond Law Review executive board. He also earned his B.A. from the University of Virginia. While attending law school, Roellke served as a law student intern for the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society as well as with the office of the Federal Public Defender in the Western District of Virginia.

About Gentry Locke

With over 80 lawyers practicing across a range of disciplines, Gentry Locke brings uncommon thinking and deep experience to the legal and business challenges of companies, institutions, organizations, and individuals — a commitment the firm has met since 1923. Operating from offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Richmond, and Norfolk, Gentry Locke serves clients in Virginia and across the United States. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring our website.

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