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John Tarley, Jr., Executive Committee

John and his wife Susan moved to Williamsburg for John to go to law school and they never left! They have practiced law together in Williamsburg since 1992 with their firm, Tarley Robinson, PLC. The firm’s practice focuses on small businesses and startups; commercial and residential real estate law; zoning; and homeowner association law.

John graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. and an MBA degree, then after working with the Central Intelligence Agency for several years, graduated from the William & Mary Law School. Since 2001 John has taught as an adjunct faculty member at the William & Mary Law School and was honored with the Law School’s St. George Tucker Adjunct Professor Award for outstanding service.

John is a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation, an honor bestowed upon only one percent of Virginia lawyers, recognized for their integrity and character, and who are outstanding in their profession and in their communities. John has served in many leadership positions with the Virginia State Bar, and currently serves as a faculty member and committee member for the Virginia State Bar’s Professionalism Committee. Additionally, John is an alumni mentor in Penn State’s College of Liberal Arts, and serves on the Penn State Outreach and Online Education Advisory Board.