06.13.2012 Jim Meath Signs Letter Supporting Openly Gay Prosecutor for Judgeship Chairman of the board of directors, Jim Meath, along with Richard Cullen (chairman of McGuireWoods), Thurston R. Moore (chairman emeritus of Hunton & Williams), John S. West (managing partner of Troutman Sanders) and Thomas M. Wolfe (head of the general counsel practice for LeClairRyan), has signed a one-paragraph letter in support of Tracy Thorne-Begland to fill the vacancy in the Richmond General District Court bench. The House of Delegates did not confirm the nomination of Thorne-Begland -- an appointment that critics say was denied the veteran prosecutor because of his sexual orientation. 

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