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Partner Chip (John G.) Dicks Inducted into Virginia Law Foundation Fellows Class of 2020

RICHMOND, Va. (January 23, 2020) – The Virginia law firm of Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Richmond Partner Chip (John G.) Dicks has been inducted into the Virginia Law Foundation Fellows Class of 2020. Inductees were formally honored at the Virginia Law Foundation’s annual dinner on January 23.

The Virginia Law Foundation is the charitable arm of the Virginia Bar Association. Fellows are recognized as leaders in the profession, both in their practices and their communities. They comprise a group of nearly 500 of the best and brightest legal practitioners who are committed to the highest ideals of the law and to the concept of citizen lawyer. Fellows are nominated confidentially by their peers.

“We congratulate Chip on this prestigious distinction, and are grateful for the example he sets through his many contributions to Gentry Locke, the bar and our community,” said firm Managing Partner Monica T. Monday.

Chip is a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates, and served on the Courts and Education committees. Chip also served on the Virginia Housing Commission as a House member. Since leaving the Legislature in 1990, he has represented associations and businesses on administrative, legislative and regulatory matters before state government agencies and the General Assembly. He has experience representing developers on a variety of land use applications across Virginia. He also has experience in the laws and regulations affecting billboard signs, and in the field of landlord tenant and fair housing laws. Chip joined Gentry Locke in 2018 to practice with the firm’s Government & Regulatory Affairs group. He currently belongs to the Virginia Economic Developers Association, Virginia Public Action Project, Virginia Free, The Virginia Bar Association, Virginia Apartment and Management Association, RVA Chamber, Chesterfield Chamber and Virginia Chamber.

Chip joins a group of current and former Gentry Locke attorneys who have been inducted as Fellows, including: Managing Partner Monica Taylor Monday (Class of 2011); Partner K. Brett Marston (Class of 2019); Partner Thomas J. Bondurant, Jr. (Class of 2015); Partner W. David Paxton (Class of 2014); Partner Bruce C. Stockburger (Class of 2013); Partner Glenn W. Pulley (Class of 2012); Partner G. Franklin Flippin (Class of 2000); Retired Partner J. Rudy Austin (Class of 1995); Senior Counsel William R. Rakes (Class of 1993) and Senior Counsel S.D. Roberts Moore (Class of 1989).

About Gentry Locke

With more than 60 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, and Richmond, Virginia, 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 www.gentrylocke.com.

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