1 Program with Michael R. Doucette

Mike Doucette joined the Lynchburg Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office in 1984 as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney and has been the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Lynchburg since 2006. He graduated in 1981 from the University of Connecticut and in 1984 from the Marshall/Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary. In 2003, Mike was honored by the Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys (VACA) with the Von Schuch Award as the outstanding assistant or deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney for the entire state. In 2011, Virginia’s Lawyer’s Weekly chose him as one of its 31 honorees for “Leader of the Law.” In 2014, he received the VACA’s Robert F. Horan Jr. Award as the outstanding Commonwealth’s Attorney for Virginia, and the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police President’s Award. Mike is a past president of VACA and currently is the chair of the legislative committee. He chaired the Protective Order subcommittee of the Governor’s Domestic Violence Prevention Advisory Board and serves or served on the Virginia State Crime Commission, the Virginia Criminal Justice Services Board, the Virginia Model Jury Instructions Committee, the Virginia Supreme Court’s Special Committee on Criminal Discovery Rules, the Coalition for Common Sense to Reduce Gun Violence, and the board of directors of the National District Attorneys Association. For many years, Mike has taught fellow prosecutors statewide at a number of conferences and has been a frequent faculty member for the National College of District Attorneys. Mike is a Cold War veteran of the United States Air Force. He lives in Lynchburg with his wife Beth. Beth and Mike have four grown children and four grandchildren.

 
2017 Criminal Law Seminar (2017-2018 Credit)

Published by Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


Credit: VA


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