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Governor appoints Lee to circuit judgeship

Gov. Bob McDonnell has appointed Hopewell lawyer Nathan C. Lee to an unfilled vacancy on the 6th Circuit bench. Lee will assume the position opened by the January retirement of Judge Samuel T. Campbell. During the 2012 General Assembly, the ...

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McDonnell names judges

Gov. Bob McDonnell has filled two vacant circuit court judgeships with candidates having experience in prosecutor’s offices. Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kimberley Slayton White was named to the 10th Circuit bench, while Tazewell County General District Judge Jack S. “Chip” ...

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Governor accepting judge applications

Gov. Bob McDonnell wants to know “as soon as practicable” if you want to be a judge. The governor has authority to fill circuit court judgeships left unfilled by the General Assembly. There are three, in the 6th, 10th and ...

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NoVa wants more say on court study panel (access required)

Northern Virginia lawyers and legislators are pushing for more representatives from their region on the committee that will oversee a study of how judges should be allocated in Virginia. The Fairfax Bar Association and 31 General Assembly members have sent ...

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Thorne-Begland appointed to judgeship

After rejection by the House of Delegates, Richmond prosecutor Tracy Thorne-Begland has been appointed to a general district judgeship by the judges of the circuit court. The decision comes in the wake of signs that General Assembly opposition to appointment ...

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