LandAmerica Announces Full Execution of the December 2004 Common Stock Repurchase Program

December 8, 2005

RICHMOND, Va., -- LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: LFG), a provider of real estate transaction services, announces that it has fully executed, through the purchase of 998,203 shares of company common stock, the share repurchase program publicly announced in December 2004 that provided for the purchase of shares of common stock in an amount not to exceed 1.0 million shares or $60.0 million. As of September 30, 2005, the Company had purchased 650,400 shares under the program.

Additional share purchases will be made under the program publicly announced October 26, 2005 to purchase up to 1,250,000 shares, or approximately 7 percent, of the company's outstanding common stock before the end of July 2007. About LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.

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