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Manley Caldwell Butler was American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1950. Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Bankruptcy, Virginia Law Foundation; member American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association, Roanoke Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, Raven Society, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, Pi Delta Epsilon, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Butler, Manley Caldwell was born on June 2, 1925 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Son of W.W.S. Butler Junior.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Richmond, 1948. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1950. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Washington & Lee University, 1978.

Career

Worked at Woods, Rogers & Hazlegrove, P.L.C. (Roanoke, Virginia) specializing in General Civil Practice. Banking, Bankruptcy, Business and Corporate Law, Construction Law, Creditors Rights, Environmental, Estates, Health Care, Antitrust, Family Law, International, Local Government, Products Liability, Professional Liability, Public Finance, Transportation, Workers' Compensation, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Medical Malpractice, Real Property, Public Utilities, Tax Law, Trials. Admitted to the bar, 1950, Virginia.

1980, District of Columbia. Phi Beta Kappa; Tau Kappa Alpha. Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif.

Raven Society. Member: Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review, 1949-1950. House of Delegates, General Assembly of Virginia, Minority Leader, 1962-1972. United States. House of Representatives, 1972-1982.

Member, National Bankruptcy Review Commission, 1995—. Named to 1997-1998 "The Best Lawyers in America" (Bankruptcy). Member: Roanoke, Virginia and American (Business Bankruptcy Committee, Business Law Section) Bar Associations.

American Bankruptcy Institute (Director, 1984-1990). Fellow: American Bar Foundation. American College of Bankruptcy.

Virginia Law Foundation. Woods, Rogers & Hazlegrove, P.L.C. is the sixth largest law firm in Virginia employing a legal staff of more than 185 individuals, including approximately 70 lawyers. As you will see from the biographical sketches, the lawyers come from diverse backgrounds and reflect a broad spectrum of expertise and experience.

Achievements

  • Bar: Virginia 1950.

Membership

Member: Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review, 1949-1950. House of Delegates, General Assembly of Virginia, Minority Leader, 1962-1972. United States. House of Representatives, 1972-1982.

Member, National Bankruptcy Review Commission, 1995—. Named to 1997-1998 "The Best Lawyers in America" (Bankruptcy). Member: Roanoke, Virginia and American (Business Bankruptcy Committee, Business Law Section) Bar Associations.

American Bankruptcy Institute (Director, 1984-1990). Fellow: American Bar Foundation. American College of Bankruptcy.

Virginia Law Foundation.

Connections

Married June Nolde, June 26, 1950. Children: Manley, Henry, James, Marshall.

father:
W.W.S. Butler Butler Junior

spouse:
June Nolde

children:
Manley Butler

Henry Butler

James Butler

Marshall Butler