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Paul Fletcher ’85L Named Executive Director of Virginia Bar Association Fletcher, who was publisher and editor-in-chief of Virginia Lawyers Weekly for more than 30 years, will lead a volunteer professional association with over 4000 members.

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The Virginia Bar Association recently named Paul E. Fletcher ’85L as its new executive director and chief executive officer. He began the new position in September, leading Virginia’s largest voluntary professional association of 4,000 lawyers, judges and law students.

Prior to his appointment with the VBA, Fletcher was publisher and editor-in-chief of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, a role he has held since 1989. He also served as president of the Virginia Press Foundation and of the Society of Professional Journalists. After law school, he practiced with White, Elliott & Bundy in Southwest Virginia for three years before beginning his career in journalism.

The full announcement from the VBA is available online.

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