James A. Roy (Retired)

James A. Roy retired December 31, 2018.

Mr. Roy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1942. Mr. Roy practiced law in Chesapeake for over 40 years and represented numerous clients including the Chesapeake Public Schools, Cenit Bank, the Highway Department of the Commonwealth of Virginia in condemnation matters, Chesapeake Bank & Trust (currently Wachovia), Pioneer Title Insurance Company, and numerous local corporations.

Mr. Roy served as a Commissioner of Accounts for the City of Chesapeake and was Secretary of the conference of Commissioners of Accounts, serving on it’s Executive Board. Mr. Roy resides in Chesapeake, is married and has two children and three grandchildren.

College of William & Mary (BA 1964)
College of William & Mary – Marshall Wythe School of Law (1969) Doctor of Jurisprudence

Over 40 years of civil trial work in all local, state and federal courts

Virginia State Bar member since 1969
US District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
1st District Discipline Committee of the Virginia State Bar (1986-1989)
Chesapeake’s representative to the Virginia State Bar Council (1996-1999)
Virginia State Bar Executive Committee (1996-1999)
Virginia State Bar UPL Committee and the Judicial Nominations Committee
Secretary of the conference of Commissioner of Accounts and serves on its Executive Board