Virginia House of Delegates
Session 2002
Melvin, Kenneth R. (Ken)
D - 80th District
District includes Cities of Chesapeake (part), Norfolk (part), and Portsmouth (part)
Member from 1986-May 7, 2009

Committee AssignmentsLegislation
Courts of Justice
Health Welfare and Institutions
Chief Patron
Personal Information
Born: Fayetteville, NC, September 18, 1952
Gender: M
Race: AA
Religion: Baptist
Membership & Affiliation:
Third Baptist Church
Virginia State Bar (former board of governors, criminal law division)
Portsmouth Redevelopment and Housing Authority (former commissioner)
Tidewater Legal Aid Society (former board member)
American Bar Association
Old Dominion Bar Association
Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association
NAACP, Portsmouth Branch (legal counsel)
Former trial attorney, United States Department of Justice
Colby College; ME (B.A.; 1974)
Georgetown University Law Center; Washington; DC (J.D.; 1977)
Attorney (Marcus, Santoro, Kozak & Melvin)