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ALBERT W. THWEATT, II, ESQ.
                                                                  ADMITTED JURISDICTIONS
ADDRESS & CONTACT INFORMATION
                                                                     The Virginia State Bar (“The Supreme Court of
                                       Office Addresses:              Virginia”)
                                       106 North 8th St.             The Bar of the District of Columbia (“D.C. Court of
(804) 644.1964 telephone (w)           Richmond, VA 23219             Appeals”)
                                                                     The Bar of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (“The Supreme
(804) 644.1770 facsimile               119 N. Sycamore St.            Court of Pennsylvania”)
                                       Petersburg, VA 23804          The United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
thweatt@verizon.net                                                  The United States District Court for the Eastern District
athweatt@thweattlaw.com                                               of Virginia
Mailing Address:                       605 Lynnhaven Pkwy.           The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern
P.O. Box 2513                          Suite 201                      District of Virginia
Richmond, Virginia 23219               Virginia Beach, VA 23452      The United States District Court for the Eastern District
                                                                      of Pennsylvania
                                                                     CRESPA - Registered Real Estate Settlement Agent
                                                                      (Virginia)
EDUCATION
                                                                  PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
University of Virginia, Curry School of Education,
Department of Leadership, Foundations & Policy,                      Leadership Metro Richmond - LMR Class of 2004
Charlottesville, Virginia                                            Board Member – Metropolitan Business League
M.Ed. – Educational Psychology: May -2004                            Sorensen Institute, Fellow, Class of 2003
                                                                      Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at the University of
                                                                      Virginia
University of Richmond, Richard S. Reynolds                          Member, Sigma Pi Phi, Alpha Beta Boule’ Fraternity
Graduate School of Business, E. Claiborne Robins School of           Area Representative of the Real Property Section of the
Business, Richmond, Virginia,                                         Virginia State Bar –Title Insurance Committee
MBA - Master of Business Administration: May-2001.                   Advisory Board Member, Department of Political
                                                                      Science at the University of Florida, College of Liberal
                                                                      Arts & Sciences. 2005-2006
University of Florida, College of Law                                Advisory Board Member, Minority Business Advisory
Gainesville, FL,                                                      Board, City of Richmond, Virginia
JD - Juris Doctor: May-1994,                                         2nd Vice-President & Member of the Richmond Crusade for
The Virgil Hawkins Civil Clinic: Spring-1994,                         Voters (2002 – 2004)
Florida Supreme Court Certification.                                 Past Board Member (“Arts”) of the Virginia Bar
                                                                      Association
University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences,           Past Board Member of the River District (Richmond)
Gainesville, FL,                                                     Advisory Board Member of BETA TECH
BA - Bachelor of Arts in Political Science: May-1991.                Member of the Bar Association of the District of
                                                                      Columbia
Howard University, School of Liberal Arts                            Member of the Richmond Black MBA Association
                                                                     Member of the Bar Association of the City of Richmond
Washington, D.C. August-1986 to August-1989
                                                                     Member of the Old Dominion Bar Association
                                                                     Member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Universidad de Autonoma de Yucatan                                   Member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
Merida, MX                                                           Member of the National Bar Association
Intermediate Spanish Language, Summer/1990.                          Member of the National Black MBA Association
                                                                     Member of the NAACP
Southern Methodist University                                        Member of the Greater Richmond Emerging Leaders
Dallas, TX, SBA Certificate/Business Management,                      (GREL)
Summer/1986.                                                         Committee Member of the Virginia Chamber of
                                                                      Commerce
                                                                     University of Florida - College of Law/ Alumni Mentor
                                                                     Leadership Firm Program Participant - Virginia Bar
    Association
   Past Director-at-Large - Church Hill Association, Current Member
   Board Member 17th Street Market Foundation, Inc.                   NONPROFIT CORPORATION & ASSOCIATION LAW
                                                                       Provides legal advice, drafting and representation of
                                                                       nonprofit corporations, nonprofit associations, nonprofit
HONORS                                                                 organizations, charities, foundations, members, directors,
                                                                       trustees, employees, officers, donors, contributors and
   Dean’s List – University of Florida – College of
                                                                       supporters regarding for profit and non-profit legal matters.
    Law/Spring 1994
   Honors– University of Florida – College of Law/Spring 1994
                                                                       BUSINESS & CORPORATE LAW
   President’s Award – John Marshall Bar
                                                                       Provides legal advice, drafting and representation of
    Association - 1993
                                                                       businesses, corporations, partnerships, incorporators,
                                                                       shareholders, directors, employees, partners, officers, buyers,
INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE                                               sellers, lenders and borrowers in Virginia regarding business
                                                                       and corporate legal matters.
 Merida, Mexico (Yucatan Peninsula), Summer/1990
  Studied Language and Geology at Universidad de                       RELATED LITIGATION
  Autonoma de Yucatan.                                                 Represents plaintiffs and defendants in lawsuits, civil actions,
 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic,                                   arbitration, mediation, disputes, proceedings and other
  Kingston, Jamaica/July, 1995. Member and participant                 litigation in Virginia and federal court in the areas of
   in a U.S. Department of Commerce trade mission.                     substantive law in which it practices, such as the following:
 Makati (Manila), Philippines, July/1996. Drafted                     Business disputes; Real estate disputes; and
  documentation for opening a branch office of an U.S.                 Nonprofit & charity disputes.
  environmental services firm.

                                                                       PROFESSIONALPROFILE
AREAS OF PRACTICE
                                                                       ALBERT W. THWEATT, II, ESQ.
BUSINESS & CORPORATE LAW
Provides legal advice, drafting and representation of
businesses, corporations, partnerships, incorporators,                 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
shareholders, directors, employees, partners, officers, buyers,
sellers, lenders and borrowers in Virginia regarding business          The Law Offices of Albert W. Thweatt, II, P.C.
and corporate legal matters.                                           Richmond, Virginia, 1997- Present. Corporate/Real Estate
                                                                       Transactional Attorney. Real Estate, Estate Planning, Civil
REAL ESTATE (REAL PROPERTY) LAW                                        Litigation & Collections. Experience includes representation
Provides legal advice, drafting and representation of buyers,          of landlords and tenants, buyers and sellers, brokers and
sellers, landlords, tenants, lenders, borrowers, owners and            leasing agents, lenders and developers of commercial real
other persons, corporations and partnerships regarding the             estate, both regionally and nationally. Representation
following legal matters affecting real estate (real property) in       includes landlords and tenants in office, industrial and retail
Virginia; Sale and purchase (contract for sale, contract for           transactions and representation of landlords in leasing of
purchase, contract for exchange, deed, affidavit, and closing          office space in Class A, central business district buildings and
of land, buildings, and homes).                                        downtown/main street retail projects. The representation
                                                                       includes lease preparation and negotiations, lease workouts,
ESTATE PLANNING/FAMILY LAW                                             evictions and other enforcement actions, management and
Estate plans (last will and testament, revocable living trust,         leasing matters, and various other related areas of the leasing
codicil, amendment, life insurance, durable power of                   practice.
attorney; Health care plans (living will, declaration of
preneed guardian, designation of health care surrogate,                Virginia State University, Commonwealth of Virginia,
health care proxy); Asset protection plan (prenuptial                  Ettrick, VA, Assistant (“Adjunct”) Professor of
agreement, life insurance, tenancy by entirety agreement,              Management, 2001 - present. Assistant (“Adjunct”)
creditor exemption, car title); Probate (administration of             Professor in the School of Business. Courses: Business Law,
decedent estates, ancillary administration, claims);                   Legal Environment of Business, Organizational
Guardianship (incapacitated or incompetent persons); and               Management, and Employment Law.
Litigation of probate, guardianship and trust disputes (claims,
suits, proceedings, will contests, adversary proceedings).

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                                                                In 1994, after receiving a law degree (“JD”)
                                                                from the University of Florida, College of
Bayou Properties, LLC, Richmond, Virginia                       Law, Mr. Thweatt joined a government
Senior Corporate Counsel Corporate/Real Estate                  contracting business as the corporate general
Transactional Attorney. - September 2004-November 2005          counsel. Mr. Thweatt accepted an appointment
In-House Counsel for a multi-million dollar property            by Virginia State University in 1996 to
development/property management firm providing all in-          serve as an adjunct professor in the School of
house legal representation for complex real estate deals
                                                                Business, where he teaches, business law, legal
including: representation in commercial and residential
closings, real estate litigation, land-use planning and legal   environment of business, organizational
document drafting. Representation in acquisition and            management and entrepreneurial studies.
development, including financing, restrictive covenants and
other title, land use and development matters, construction     Mr. Thweatt has also received a master’s degree
matters, zoning matters and loan originations and workouts.     in business administration (“MBA”) from the
Representation of lender in various financing transactions,     University of Richmond, E. Claiborne Robins
including acquisition, development and construction loans,      School of Business. Responding to the need for
permanent loans, lines of credit, as well as loan workout
                                                                well-qualified corporate attorneys in the
matters.
                                                                Richmond/ Petersburg area, Mr. Thweatt
Virginia State University, Commonwealth of Virginia,            opened a law office in 1997 and began to
Adjunct Professor, Chesterfield, VA, 1996 - 2000. Adjunct       accept outside clients. Subsequently, he has
Professor in the School of Business in Organizational           become one of the area's most sought-after
Management and Entrepreneurial Studies and Human                corporate attorneys and has participated in a
Resource Management. Adjunct Professor for Department of        number of high profile business transactions
Continuing Education in Employment Law.                         throughout the state.

Alrod Enterprises, Inc., General Counsel,                       Mr. Thweatt served on the board of directors
Petersburg, VA, 1994 - 2004. In-house legal counsel for a       (“Arts Committee”) of the Virginia Bar
multi-divisional firm specializing in Facilities Management.
                                                                Association and is a board member of the
Provided all training in employment law and
labor law for project managers. HR policies and procedures,     Farmer's Market Commission for the City of
human resources administration, HRIS, employment law,           Richmond. He is also a Registered Real Estate
labor relations, performance evaluation and review,             Settlement Agent and served on the
personnel administration, disciplinary and grievance            Management Relations and Natural Resources
procedures, industrial safety programs, labor laws, career      Committee for the Virginia Chamber of
development, job description design. Manager, Risk              Commerce.
Management Function.
                                                                Mr. Thweatt is a member of the National Bar
SUMMARY                                                         Association, the American Bar Association, the
                                                                Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the Bar
Albert W. Thweatt, II, as a corporate attorney, he has          Association of the City of Richmond.
represented a vast array of business entities in real
estate transactions and matters relating to mergers and         Mr. Thweatt is licensed to practice law in the
acquisitions, commercial litigation, securities law,            Commonwealth of Virginia, the Commonwealth of
franchising arrangements, and employment and labor              Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.
matters.
                                                                Mr. Thweatt has earned a graduate degree (M.Ed.,
For more than ten years, he worked closely                      Educational Psychology) from the University of
with a successful regional government-                          Virginia, Curry School of Education, Department of
contracting firm that has performed on well                     Leadership, Foundations & Policy. He earned a
over $90 million in contracts for the federal                   Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the
government.                                                     University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.



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