Alan B. Rashkind selected 2019 Eggleston/I’Anson Professionalism award winner

July 12, 2019

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 Alan B. Rashkind, Esq.

Alan B. Rashkind, Esq.

The Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association’s highest honor award, the 2019 Eggleston/I’Anson Professionalism Award, was presented to Alan B. Rashkind by the association.

Rashkind is an attorney with Furniss, Davis, Rashkind and Saunders in Norfolk.

The Eggleston/I’Anson Professionalism Award is named after former Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justices John W. Eggleston of Norfolk, and Lawrence W. I’Anson, of Portsmouth.

The award honors present and former members of the NPBA who have exemplified the highest standards of professionalism throughout their careers.

The award’s stated qualifications are:

  1. The award recipient should, over a substantial period of time, have demonstrated:
    1. Respect for the law, the judicial system and the legal profession;
    2. Respect for clients, court personnel and other counsel; and
    3. Honesty, candor, fairness and competence before the Court and with counsel.
  2. The award is intended to recognize and honor personal and professional qualities, reputation, and conduct. Leadership activities and service within the bar or the community in general, while probative of professionalism, should not be considered essential in the screening and selection process.
  3. Pro bono service should be considered in the screening process.
  4. Award recipients should be role models for other attorneys, particularly younger attorneys.

Rashkind is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation. Rashkind is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Virginia Super Lawyers, Virginia’s Best Lawyers, Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Law. He has also been selected by his peers as a member of Virginia’s Legal Elite.

Rashkind is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Bar Association, the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, the American Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association, and the Virginia Beach Bar Association.

In addition, he is chair of the Board of Trustees at Randolph-Macon College and was an adjunct professor of insurance law at the Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary.

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