LandAmerica Names Peter A. Kolbe Senior Vice President -- Government Affairs

September 21, 2005

RICHMOND, Va., -- LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG), a provider of real estate transaction services, announces that Peter A. Kolbe has been named Senior Vice President -- Government Affairs. In this position, he is responsible for developing and implementing the federal and state government affairs strategy for the company. He is based in Richmond. Kolbe comes to LandAmerica from a Fortune 500 title insurance holding company, where he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Regulatory Counsel. Of his 15-years of insurance related practice, he spent eight and a half years as General Counsel of the North Carolina Department of Insurance.

"We are fortunate to have someone with Peter's proven expertise and record of accomplishment in the complex field of insurance regulatory law join our team," said Michelle H. Gluck, Executive Vice President -- General Counsel for LandAmerica. "His leadership will prove instrumental in handling future governmental, regulatory, and compliance issues so our company can focus on providing our customers with superior service."

Kolbe received his juris doctorate degree from the University of Richmond and his bachelor of arts degree in history from the University of Virginia.

Source: LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

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