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Robert Leonard Flax

Robert Leonard Flax, American lawyer.


  • Flax, Robert Leonard was born on July 2, 1953 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Herbert Bruce and Rhoda (Merrin) Flax.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Antioch College, Baltimore, 1975. Juris Doctor, University Richmond, 1977.


    • Associate Steingold & Steingold, Richmond, 1977. Sole practice, since 1977. Member state advisory council National Legal Services Corporation, 1982-1985, 87—.

      Board governors general practice section Virginia State Bar, since 1988.


    Denomination: Judaism


    Member planning committee MOVE United Way, 1981-1983. Member Leadership Metro Richmond, 1984-1985. Chairman 3d District Young Democrats, Richmond, 1980.

    President Richmond Young Democrats, 1978-1980. Member state central committee Virginia Democrats, since 1985. Vice president Richmond Chamber Players, since 1985.

    Member Virginia Bar Association (legal aid committee since 1983, chairman 1986-1987, board governors, chairman general practice secretary since 1992, lawyer referal service committee), Virginia State Bar (vice-chairman general practice section 1991-1992, chairman legal aid committee 1984-1985), Richmond Bar Association (executive committee, young lawyers committee since 1983, bankruptcy section), Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Richmond Trial Lawyers Association, Richmond Junior Chamber of Commerce (board directors 1980-1983), Richmond Chamber of Commerce (executive committee, small business committee 1981-1983, legislation affairs committee since 1987). Lodges: B'nai Brith (president Richmond chapter 1985-1987, Most Outstanding Member 1987).



    Bicycling, reading, performing arts.


    • Married Marilyn R. Lipsitz, June 13, 1999.
    • father: Herbert Bruce Flax
    • mother: Rhoda (Merrin) Flax
    • spouse: Marilyn R. Lipsitz
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    Born July 2, 1953
    (age 64)