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Royce Blair Saville

Royce Blair Saville, American lawyer. Bar: West Virginia 1974, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) West Virginia 1974.

Background

  • Saville, Royce Blair was born on August 5, 1948 in Cumberland, Maryland, United States. Son of E. Blair and Audrey (Cosner) Saville.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, West Virginia University, 1970. Juris Doctor, West Virginia University, 1974.

    Career

    • Associate William J. Oates, Junior Attorney at Law, Romney, West Virginia, 1974—1975. Partner Oates & Saville Attorneys at Law, 1975—1978. Private practice, 1978—1999.

      Managing partner Saville and Davis, Professional Limited Liability Company, 1999—2001, Saville and Stewart, Professional Limited Liability Company, 2001—2005. Private practice Royce B. Saville, Professional Limited Liability Company, since 2006. President Potomac Land Company, since 1975.

      Mental hygiene commissioner Hampshire County, Romney, 1976—2006. Municipal judge City of Romney, 1980-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: West Virginia 1974, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) West Virginia 1974.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member West Virginia Judicial Hearing Board, Charleston, Hampshire County Development Authority, Romney, Hampshire County Farm Bureau, National Trust History Preservation. Director Potomac Highlands Travel Council, Elkins, West Virginia, 1984-1988. Member advisory board Peterkin Conference Center of Renewal, Romney, 1988-1990.

    Trustee, Indian Mound Cemetery since 2003, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technology College Found, board directors. Delegate West Virginia Democratic Convention, Charleston, 1984. Vestryman St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Romney, 1984-1986.

    Board member East West Virginia Community and Technology College Foundation, since 2006. Member American Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, National Rifle Association (life), West Virginia Bar Association, South Branch Valley Bar Association (president 1996-1997), West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Waterfowl United States of America (life), North America Hunting Club (life), Hampshire Camp 284 Sons of Confederate Veterans (judge advisory), Civil War Preservation Trust, West Virginia Law School Association (life), West Virginia University Alumni Association (life), American Legion, Masons, Shriners, Scottish Rite, Order Eastern Star, Rotary (Paul Harris fellow), Phi Alpha Delta (life).

    Personality

    Interests

    Gun collecting, antiques, local history.

    Connections

    • Married Sharon Ann Brinkman, April 3, 1981. Children: Melissa Anne, Lauren Ashley, Meagan Elizabeth, Philip Clarke.
    • father: E. Blair Saville
    • mother: Audrey (Cosner) Saville
    • spouse: Sharon Ann Brinkman
    • children: Melissa Anne Saville
    • Lauren Ashley Saville
    • Meagan Elizabeth Saville
    • Philip Clarke Saville
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    Born August 5, 1948
    (age 69)
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