York-Poquoson bar endorses Williamsburg attorney for judgeship

YORK - The York-Poquoson Bar Association announced Wednesday that it has endorsed Richard H. Rizk as its candidate to fill the Ninth Judicial District Circuit Court position recently vacated by Judge Richard Y. Atlee, Jr.

An attorney with Geddy, Harris, Franck & Hickman, LLP in Williamsburg since 2003, Rizk represents clients in a wide variety of practice areas. Rizk has also served as a substitute judge for the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court since 2004.

Rizk previously served as the assistant and deputy commonwealth's attorney in Williamsburg, James City County, Hanover County, Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, where he prosecuted criminal cases ranging from capital murder to traffic offenses.


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