Episode 87: Trip Chalkley
Trip Chalkley is the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Hanover County, Virginia. Trip has known Paul since he was a kid through Paul’s dad Larry. Both Larry and Trip went to the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond and worked together in Hanover County.
Trip talks about growing up in Richmond, attending John Marshall High School and how he almost didn’t go back for his second year of law school. Trip talks about his father and how he and his sister learned later in life that he was a WW2 hero. Paul, guest host Kevin Flippen and Trip discussed Trip’s 45 year law career as both a defense attorney and as a prosecutor and the difference between the two.
Trip also talked about some memorable cases, playing billiards, his favorite meal and his love of reading and golf. Trip finishes the podcast by talking about his family and his future as the Hanover Commonwealth’s Attorney.