June 12, 2013
Bryan Porter (center) with his wife Karin and Sheriff Dana Lawhorne.
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No Democrat challenges Bryan Porter in primary; no Republican steps forward for general.
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Bryan Porter prepares for Commonwealth’s Attorney race.
Sitting in the audience with 600 peers and colleagues at the Spring 2013 Institute of the Virginia Commonwealth Attorney’s Association, Alexandria Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter, 43, heard a description being read of the award-winner of the prestigious 2013 Von Schuch Award. Without forewarning, he suddenly realized he was the chosen recipient of this prosecutorial distinction which is analogous to the “Who’s Who” of the most respected prosecutors in Virginia. “It’s very humbling to know you’ve been recognized by your peers,” Porter said.