Tag: john whitfield

Whitfield speaks at White House forum

Blue Ridge Legal Services Executive Director John Whitfield was a panelist Tuesday at a White House forum examining the state of civil legal assistance for low-income Americans.  The forum was co-hosted by the Legal Services Corporation. Whitfield said that the “double whammy” of severe cuts in both federal and IOLTA funding has forced the program […]


Blue Ridge Legal Services director to participate in White House forum on legal aid

Blue Ridge Legal Services Executive Director John Whitfield is one of six legal services program directors selected to participate in a White House forum examining the state of civil legal assistance for low-income Americans. The forum, co-hosted by the Legal Services Corporation, will take place on Tuesday, April 17.


Legal aid attorney named to 2010 Virginia Legal Elite

Virginia Business magazine has named local legal aid attorney John Whitfield to its 2010 list of Virginia’s “Legal Elite.” Whitfield, a resident of Staunton, has served for the past 22 years as the executive director of Blue Ridge Legal Services, the non-profit legal aid society serving the Shenandoah and Roanoke Valleys. To determine its 2010 […]


Whitfield named to ‘Legal Elite’

   Staff Report News Tips: freepress2@ntelos.net Virginia Business magazine has named local legal aid attorney John Whitfield to its 2009 list of Virginia’s “Legal Elite.” Whitfield, a resident of Staunton, is the executive director of Blue Ridge Legal Services, the nonprofit legal aid society serving the Shenandoah Valley and Roanoke Valley.