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Posted on: June 20, 2023

Portsmouth City Attorney Lavonda Graham-Williams Selected as The Public Practitioner of The Year


Portsmouth City Attorney, Mrs. Lavonda Graham-Williams, has been selected as the Public Practitioner of the Year for the South Hampton Roads Bar Association’s Centennial 2022-2023 Bar year. This award recognizes an outstanding attorney in public or governmental law practice who:

  • Demonstrates outstanding professionalism in their practice;
  • Is committed to advancing camaraderie in the practice of law;
  • Is involved in community service within the Hampton Roads area; and
  • Represents the African American community exceptionally well in the practice of law. 

The South Hampton Roads Bar Association will present the distinguished award during a ceremony next week. Congratulations, Mrs. Graham-Williams!