LandAmerica Names James M. John Group Senior Vice President - Residential Services

August 2, 2007

LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG), announced that James (Jim) M. John has been promoted to Group Senior Vice President - Residential Services, where he leads business expansion in Arizona and Nevada. He is based in Santa Ana, California.

John has been with LandAmerica 26 years, serving in various positions of increasing responsibility. In 2001, he launched the company's Default Services subsidiary, which has grown to become a major solution offered by LandAmerica Lender Services.

"Jim's devotion to delivering superior service has been a mainstay for our customers for over a quarter century," said Melissa A. Hill, President - Residential Services. "By focusing his dynamic leadership skills on the important Arizona and Nevada markets, we will further drive growth of our residential business as we strive to make LandAmerica the premier provider of real estate transaction services."

Source: LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.