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Kenneth Melvin's Biography
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Kenneth 'Ken' Ronald Melvin
Wife: Sylvia LaVerne Hodges; 2 Children: Derek, Nicholas
JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1977
BA, Colby College, 1974
Delegate, Virginia House of Delegates, 1986-present
Member, District Courts Committee
Member, Joint Commission on Health Care
Member, Judicial Council of Virginia
Member, Virginia State Crime Commission
Attorney, Melvin and Bullock, 2003-present
Partner, Marcus, Santoro, Kozak & Melvin Law Firm, 1998-2003
Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, 1978-1981
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
American Bar Association
Legal Counsel, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Portsmouth Branch
Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
Old Dominion Bar Association
Past Commissioner, Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Third Baptist Church
Board Member, Tidewater Legal Aid Society
Criminal Law Division Board of Governors, Virginia State Bar
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