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Overton Price Pollard

Overton Price Pollard was American lawyer. Bar: Virginia. Recipient Service award, Criminal Law Board of Governors Public Defender Study, 1971, Outstanding Service award, Public Defender Commission, 1998, Carrico Professionalism award, Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section, 2005.


Pollard, Overton Price was born on March 26, 1933 in Ashland, Virginia, United States. Son of James Madison and Annie Elizabeth (Hutchinson) Pollard.


Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Washington and Lee University, 1954. Juris Doctor, Washington and Lee University, 1957.


Claims supervisor, Travelers Insurance Company, Richmond, Virginia, 1964-1967;assistant attorney general, State of Virginia, Richmond, 1967, 70-72;special assistant, Virginia Supreme Court, Richmond, 1968-1970;executive director, Public Defender Commission, Richmond, since 1972;partner, Pollard & Boice and predecessor firms, Richmond, 1972-1987. Board of Governors Virginia Criminal Law Section, Richmond, 1970-1972, 91-93. Chairman prepaid legal services committee Virginia State Bar, Richmond, 1982-1985.

President Met.Legal Aid, Richmond, 1978.


No one is less important than another, and no one can be thought of as unnecessary. Every single person is vital to God and to each of us.


All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.


Delaware State Democratic Convention, Richmond, 1985. Member Virginia Commission Family Violence Prevention, 1995. Board directors Henrico County Housing Corporation, 1999.

Fellow: American Bar Association Foundation, Virginia Law Foundation. Member: American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association (Pro Bono Publico award 1995, Walker award 2005), National Legal Aid and Defender Association (Reginald Heber Smith award 1991), Richmond Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association (chairman criminal law section 1991-1993).


  • Other Interests

    Fishing, gardening.


Married Anne Aloysia Meyer, October 1, 1960. Children: Mary O., Price, John, Anne, Charles, Andrew, David.


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