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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.


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.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, reading, performing arts.


Married Marilyn R. Lipsitz, June 13, 1999.

Herbert Bruce Flax

Rhoda (Merrin) Flax

Marilyn R. Lipsitz