EXPERIENCE

LAW OFFICES OF CLARENCE M. DUNNAVILLE, JR., PC, Richmond, Virginia, (2001 to present)

  • Principal
  • Trials and appeals in all federal and state courts.  
  • Substantial pro-bono practice.    

HILL, TUCKER & MARSH, PC, Richmond, Virginia, 1991 - 2000

  • Joined Civil Rights Icon Oliver Hill's law firm in 1991.
  • Handled many trials and appeals in federal and state courts including a substantial number of civil rights cases.  
  • Appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Supreme Court of Virginia. 

AT&T CORPORATION, New York, New York/Basking Ridge, New Jersey, 1965 1990

  • Senor Attorney. 
  • Established AT&T telephone equipment distributors in Australia, Italy, Mexico and other countries.
  • Headed a group of attorneys in United States v. AT&T (antitrust case involving the break up of AT&T).

ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK, New York, New York , 1961 - 1965

  • Appointed by Robert F. Kennedy as Assistant United States Attorney.
  • Handled some of the most complex cases in which the United States was a party.
  • Briefed and argued numerous appeals in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, New York, New York, 1958 - 1961

  • Staff  Attorney
  • Counsel to Internal Revenue Service officials.
  • Tried cases in the Tax Court of the United States.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

SAINT JOHN’S UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

  • LL.B, 1957 (Honors).  

MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

  • B.A, 1954 (High Honors).

BAR ACTIVITIES

  • Member Virginia State Bar Diversity Conference.
  • Actively involved in pro bono work.  
  • Former Member, Virginia State Bar Task Force on Diversity.
  • Member, Bar Association for the City of Richmond, Virginia (Nominating Committee, Administration of Justice Committee and Judiciary Committee).
  • Former Member Chesterfield County Virginia Bar Association.
  • Former Member, American Bar Association.
  • Former Member, Virginia State Bar Bench-Bar Committee.
  • Former Member, Board of Governors of the Senior Lawyers’ Conference of the Virginia State Bar.

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, National Board of Directors of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
  • Lifetime Member, NAACP.     
  • Co-founder Oliver White Hill Foundation (1998). 
 First organizational meeting of the Oliver White Hill Foundation.  The founders are (L-R) Norine Gunter Dunnaville, Clarence Dunnaville, unidentified gentleman, Cabell Brand and Oliver W. Hill.

First organizational meeting of the Oliver White Hill Foundation.  The founders are (L-R) Norine Gunter Dunnaville, Clarence Dunnaville, unidentified gentleman, Cabell Brand and Oliver W. Hill.