LandAmerica Executives File Sworn Statements With SEC

August 15, 2002

RICHMOND, Va., /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG - News) announced today that Charles H. Foster, Jr., chief executive officer, and G. William Evans, chief financial officer, submitted sworn statements with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) which state that the company's 2002 SEC reports contain no material misstatements or omissions.

On June 27, 2002, the SEC issued an order requiring the chief executive officer and the chief financial officer of large publicly traded companies to submit sworn statements, setting a deadline of August 14, 2002. These sworn statements affirm the accuracy of the company's Form 10-K report for 2001; Form 10-Q reports for the first and second quarters of 2002; the company's 2002 proxy statement to shareholders and other recent filings.

Copies of the sworn statements are available on the company's website at http://www.landam.com .

LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. is a premier provider of real estate transaction services. Through its subsidiaries, Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company, Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation and Transnation Title Insurance Company, LandAmerica serves residential and commercial customers with more than 600 offices and a network of 10,000 agents throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America.

Source: LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.


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