Fairfax County Circuit Judge Leslie Alden says she will retire from the bench next year.
Alden confirmed in an email she will step down when her term expires on July 31. She has served on the court since 1996.
Alden is a member of the 2010 class of VLW’s Influential Women of Virginia. She has served on the Judicial Council of Virginia and has served as president of the International Association of Women Judges.
By Peter Vieth