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Lindsay Gordon Dorrier

Lindsay Gordon Dorrier, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1972, United States District Court (western district) Virginia 1972.


  • Dorrier, Lindsay Gordon was born on August 27, 1943 in Scottsville, Virginia, United States. Son of Lindsay Gordon and Anne Shirley (Bruce) Dorrier.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Trinity College, 1966. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1972. Master of Business Administration, James Madison University, 1987.

      Master of Laws, University Virginia, 1989.


    • Law clerk to presiding judge The United States of America District Court (western district) Virginia, Roanoke, 1972-1973. Associate Paxson, Smith, Boyd, Gilliam & Gouldman, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1973-1976. Sole practice, 1976-1980.

      Commonwealth attorney Albemarle County, 1980-1990. Director Virginia Department Criminal Justice Services, Richmond, 1990-1994. Private practice Scottsville, Virginia, 1994—2003, since 2005.

      Partner Dorrier & Warthen, PC, Charlottesville, 2003—2005. Lieutenant colonel Judge Advocate General Corps United States Army Reserve, 1966-1995.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1972, United States District Court (western district) Virginia 1972.


    President Charlottesville-Albemarle Mental Health Association, 1974—1975, board directors, 1973—1976. President Jefferson Area Community Corrections Resources Board, 1981—1983, board directors, 1981—1990. Member Albemarle County Board Supervisors, 1976—1980, since 2000, chairman, 2003—2004.

    Board directors Charlottesville-Albemarle United Way, 1983—1990, Tandem School, 1987—1991, James River Alcohol Safety Action Program, 1988—1990. Co-chair Richmond One-to-One Partnership, 1992—1994. Democratic candidate for Congress from 7th district Virginia, 1982.

    Member Virginia Democratic Leadership Committee, 1989—1993. Member National Criminal Justice Association (board directors 1990-1994), Virginia Bar Association, Virginia Association Local Executive Constitutional Officers (board directors 1982-1986, president 1986-1987), Virginia Association Commercial Attorneys (board directors 1984-1990), Albemarle History Society (president 1976-1978), Fraternal Order Polic, American Legion.


    • Married Jane Ikenberry, February 14, 1982. Children: Margaret Anne, Lindsay Gordon III.
    • father: Lindsay Gordon Dorrier
    • mother: Anne Shirley (Bruce) Dorrier
    • spouse: Jane Ikenberry
    • children: Margaret Anne Dorrier
    • Lindsay Gordon III Dorrier
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    Born August 27, 1943
    (age 74)