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Wendell Charles Roberts

Adjunct Associate Professor, Education

  • Profile
    • Awards

      Itzkowitz Family Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award, 2018

    • Presentations

      Roberts, W. C. (2013, March). Student honor codes: Due process, consistency & accountability. Presentation at the Virginia Military Institute Center for Leadership and Ethics Annual Conference, Lexington, Va.


      Roberts, W. C. (2012, January). School law boot camp. Presentation at VSBA New School Board Member Orientation.


      Roberts, W. C. (2011, June). Student-athletes & concussions: Getting your head OUT of the game. Presentation at VSBA School Law Conference.


      Roberts, W. C. (2008, June). Custody and custody orders: When elephants fight. Presentation at the VSBA Law School Conference.


      Roberts, W. C. (2005, April). Employee negligence & torts. Presentation at the Virginia Education Law Conference.


      Roberts, W. C. (2004, April). Teacher evaluation: The qualifications and impact of NCLB. Presentation at the Virginia Education Law Conference.


      Roberts, W. C. (2001, October). Interet filtering in public libraries. Presentation at the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia Fall Conference.

    • Memberships

      Virginia Council of School Attorneys


      National Council of School Attorneys


      National Council of State Education Attorneys

    • Bar Admissions

      Virginia State Bar

    • Professional Experience

      School Board Attorney (2016-Present)

      Chesterfield County Public Schools, Chesterfield, Va.


      Assistant Attorney General (2013-2016)

      Education Section, Office of the Attorney General, Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, Va.


      Staff Attorney (2011-2013)

      Virginia School Boards Association, Charlottesville, Va.


      Adjudication Specialist II and Hearing Legal Services Officer II (2008-2011)

      Virginia Department of Health Professionals, Henrico, Va.


      Assistant County Attorney/School Board (2002-2008)

      Henrico County Attorney’s Office, Henrico, Va.


      Assistant County Attorney (1994-2002)

      Chesterfield County Attorney’s Office, Chesterfield, Va.


      Litigation Associate (1992-1994)

      Morrison, Mahoney & Miller, Boston, Mass.

    • Community Service

      • Leadership Metro Richmond
      • Member, Board of Management, Midlothian Branch YMCA