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“To Provide and Protect” refers to the mission statement of Virginia’s judiciary which can be found in its entirety on the title page of this publication.

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Virginia 2016 State of the Judiciary ReportO�ce of the Executive Secretary

Supreme Court of Virginia, Richmond

Mission:To provide an independent, accessible, responsive forum for the just resolution of disputes in order to

preserve the rule of law and to protect all rights and liberties guaranteed by the United States and Virginia constitutions.

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General Information for Individuals with DisabilitiesThe Virginia Court System has adopted a policy of non-discrimination in both employment and in access to its facilities, services, programs and activities. For further information, contact the Office of the Executive Secretary, Supreme Court of Virginia, 100 North Ninth Street, Third Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219 or access our website http://www.courts.state.va.us. The telephone number is 804/786-6455; communication through a telecommunications device (TDD) is also available at this number.

EditorsChris Wade, Senior Management Information Analyst

Amanda G. Johnson, Court Research AnalystMagdalena Nopova, Court Data Analyst

Department of Judicial Planning of the Office of the Executive Secretaryhttp://www.courts.state.va.us/courtadmin/aoc/judpln/

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Table of ContentsVirginia Judicial Branch ........................................................................................................................................................... 4Virginia Courts Structure ........................................................................................................................................................ 5Magistrate System Organizational Chart .......................................................................................................................... 6State of the Judiciary Address .............................................................................................................................................. 7O�ce of the Executive Secretary ......................................................................................................................................... 13

Judicial Administration ............................................................................................................................................. 13Educational Services .................................................................................................................................................. 14Fiscal Snapshot FY2016 ............................................................................................................................................ 14Awards and Honors .................................................................................................................................................... 20

Policy-Making Bodies ............................................................................................................................................................... 21Judicial Council of Virginia ....................................................................................................................................... 22Committees of the Judicial Council of Virginia ................................................................................................ 23Committees of the Judicial Conference of Virginia ........................................................................................ 24Committee on District Courts ................................................................................................................................ 25Committees of the Judicial Conference of Virginia for District Courts .................................................... 26Access to Justice Commission ................................................................................................................................ 27Advisory Committee on Domestic Violence Issues in Virginia’s Courts ................................................... 28State Drug Treatment Court Advisory Committee ......................................................................................... 29

Virginia’s Judges and Magistrates ........................................................................................................................................ 31Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia .......................................................................................................... 32Judges of the Court of Appeals of Virginia ........................................................................................................ 33Judicial Boundaries .................................................................................................................................................... 34Circuit Court Judges .................................................................................................................................................. 35General District Court Judges ................................................................................................................................ 39Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Judges .................................................................................... 41Magistrate System Regional Map ......................................................................................................................... 45Magistrates .................................................................................................................................................................... 46

Statistical Information in Brief .............................................................................................................................................. 51Supreme Court of Virginia ....................................................................................................................................... 52Court of Appeals of Virginia .................................................................................................................................... 54Circuit Court .................................................................................................................................................................. 56General District Court................................................................................................................................................ 58Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court .............................................................................................. 60Magistrate System ...................................................................................................................................................... 62

AppendixTrial Court Statistics

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Virginia Courts StructureSUPREME COURT

Seven Justices sit en banc and in panels

Case types:· Mandatory jurisdiction: capital criminal, State Corporation

Commission, and attorney and judicial disciplinary cases.· Discretionary jurisdiction: civil, noncapital criminal, juvenile and

domestic relations. Some original jurisdiction cases.

CIRCUIT COURT (31 circuits: 120 courts)

171 Judgeships

Case types:· Tort, contract, other civil claims (over $3,000), mental health,

administrative agency appeals, miscellaneous civil, domestic rela-tions, estate jurisdiction and civil appeals from district courts.

· Felony, misdemeanor, criminal appeals from district courts.· Ordinance violations.Jury trials.

DISTRICT COURT (32 districts: 79 general district courts; 77 juvenile and domestic relations district courts; 45 combined district courts)

124 General District Judges and 134 J&DR District Judges

Case types:· Tort, contract, other civil claims (up to $15,000); separate small

claims docket (for matters up to $4,500).· Misdemeanors. DUI jurisdiction.· Ordinance violations.· Moving traffic, parking, miscellaneous traffic jurisdiction.· Juvenile jurisdiction, support/custody, interstate support, domes-

tic violence, miscellaneous domestic relations, mental health.· Preliminary hearings in felony cases.No jury trials.

COURT OF APPEALS

Eleven Judges sit en banc and in panels

Case types:· Mandatory jurisdiction in domestic relations and some adminis-

trative agency proceedings. Some original jurisdiction cases.· Discretionary jurisdiction in noncapital criminal and traffic cases.

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State of the Judiciary AddressGood morning, judges of the Commonwealth

and guests. To my fellow judges, it is an honor to be your colleague in the judiciary. Being selected to be a judge is recognition of professional achievement. A high level of con�dence is placed in you to serve the citizens of the Commonwealth in matters of great importance to them. Chief Justice John Marshall famously and succinctly summarized the enterprise we are in. He said:

“The judicial department comes home in its e�ects to every man’s �reside; it passes on his property, his reputation, his life, his all. Is it not to the last degree important that he should be rendered perfectly and completely independent, with nothing to in�uence or control him but God and his conscience?”

Recently, The New York Times carried an article about what it called the “partisan warfare over control of the Supreme Court.” Interestingly, the article was not addressing the current vacancy on the United States Supreme Court; rather, it was directed at the battles currently being waged in the various states. These controversies have enormous consequences for the independence of the judiciary.

“Ground-zero” for the controversies appears to be in Kansas where the executive and legislative branches have been angered by particular state supreme court decisions. Among

these rulings, the Kansas Supreme Court held that their Constitution required more equitable distribution of funding for public schools and declared that the state’s public schools must shut down altogether if poorer districts do not get more money. The governor and the legislature responded by threating to suspend all funding for the Kansas court system. Additionally, a bill has passed the Kansas Senate that expands the basis for impeachment of judges. A few of the new provisions, stated in vague terms, provide for impeachment for:

1. Failure to perform adequately the duties of o�ce;

2. Attempting to subvert fundamental laws and introduce arbitrary power;

3. Attempting to usurp the power of the legislative or executive branch of government;

4. Exhibiting discourteous conduct toward litigants, jurors, witnesses, lawyers, or others with whom the judge deals in an o�cial capacity;

5. Exhibiting wanton or reckless judicial conduct; or

6. Failure to properly supervise, administer, or discipline judicial personnel.

Of course, the elective process for selecting justices in most states attracts well-

A high level of con�dence is placed in you to serve the citizens of the Commonwealth in matters of great importance to them.

Presented on May 10, 2016, to the Judicial Conference of Virginia, by the Honorable Donald W. Lemons, Chief Justice.

The Honorable Donald W. LemonsChief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia

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�nanced campaigns in support of special interests. Thirty-eight states have popular elections for their justices either directly or by retention elections. Spending on television ads for the election of two justices in Arkansas this year reached over $1.2 million with the candidates being attacked as being too cozy with trial lawyers.

Ads in Wisconsin from out-of-state groups from the political right and the political left have pushed campaign spending to more than $3.2 million dollars for one seat in 2016.

The cost of television ads from unions and plainti�’s lawyers in Pennsylvania reached $16.5 million in a recent election for 3 of its supreme court seats.

In Oklahoma, where the court ruled that a Ten Commandments monument must be removed from the Capitol, bills have been introduced to give the governor and the legislature more control over the election of the court, and another bill has been introduced to increase the size of the court. Of course it is being called a “court-packing” bill.

These e�orts are often referred to as a means to make the judiciary more responsive to the people and to make the judiciary more “democratic.”

I believe we are witnessing a fully engaged battle over the fundamental role of judges in America.

In “Federalist 78,” Hamilton states that “the judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights of the constitution; because it will be least in a capacity to annoy or injure them.” Arguing that the judiciary has “no in�uence over either the sword or the purse,” Hamilton concludes that the judiciary is “the weakest of the three departments of power” primarily, he states, because it has “neither Force nor Will, but merely judgment.” If he were transported in time to this era in our nation’s history, perhaps Mr. Hamilton would revise his analysis. At the very least, we can see that not everyone in America agrees with him.

There are those who forcefully maintain

that the judiciary has strayed beyond its designated role in the American system and usurped the powers of the two other branches, showing little regard for democratic majority rule. There are those who are informed by the Madisonian principal of protection of fundamental rights and minority interests who assert that the judiciary is the only place where protection of such rights and interests will be found. The debate is not new. It has gone on since our founding. It is a particularly hot topic today.

Despite the di�culties of the selection process for a justice of our Supreme Court during this last session of the General Assembly, we do not have nearly the tension experienced in other states. The judiciary has a good, cooperative relationship with the other two branches of government in Virginia, and we should all be grateful for that.

There are many things of signi�cance to report; however, time constraints permit only the inclusion of highlights.

Last fall, I proposed to the chairs of House and Senate Courts Committees that a presentation be made to a joint meeting of the committees concerning the Judicial Performance Evaluation Program. The suggestion was well received; and, on the �rst day of the 2016 General Assembly Session, Justice Powell and Pat Davis, the JPE coordinator, joined me at the Capitol. I told the members that we desire transparency

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The judiciary has a good, cooperative relationship with the other two branches of government in Virginia, and we should all be grateful for that.

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in the process, and a good start to achieve that objective would be to give them up-to-date information on how we are implementing the program. I am pleased to say that the meeting was extremely productive and resulted in members of the Courts Committees volunteering to reciprocate in this e�ort at transparency by appearing at our Judicial Conferences. Today we have a special portion of the Judicial Conference’s agenda devoted to this topic. In my opinion, the JPE program is a good thing. It is here to stay. We need to embrace it and continue to improve it.

Every year before the General Assembly convenes, the chief justice and the executive secretary meet with the governor and with members of the General Assembly to discuss budget priorities and legislation. I am pleased to report that the General Assembly provided that all judges and full time judicial branch employees will receive a 3% pay increase e�ective November 10, 2016. I expressed to the governor and his sta� and to key members of budget committees how grateful we are for these increases; however, I pointed out that those judicial department employees at the lowest end of the pay scale needed a one-time adjustment in compensation so that the percentage increases would be much more meaningful to them. I am pleased to report that the General Assembly approved the sum of $2.5 million to provide an additional increase to our deputy district clerks at the lower end of the pay scale. The legislature accepted our suggestion that the Committee on District Courts develop a plan for allocation of these pay increases.

We also continue to make progress on the number of funded judgeships in the Commonwealth. As you may recall, a Weighted Caseload Study was conducted by the National Center for State Courts and submitted to the General Assembly in 2014. At the time that study was submitted, there were 402 authorized judgeships in the Code of Virginia, but only approximately 350 were funded and �lled. The Weighted Caseload Study indicated a need for 429 judgeships. This session, the General

Assembly �lled 23 vacant and newly-created judgeships, bringing the funded number of judgeships to 408. I congratulate and welcome all of our new judges to the bench.

The General Assembly has also asked us to update the weighted caseload model, with a report due by the 2018 session. Additional factors to be considered are use of interpreters, law clerks, retired or substitute judges, pro se litigants, and population growth or decline.

Last year, at this conference, I noted that one quarter of Virginia’s judges were newly elected to their positions. That presented a signi�cant training challenge. I would like to thank Dr. Caroline Kirkpatrick and her sta� for all the work they did to meet those increased training needs. One key component of our new judge training is the mentor program. I would also like to thank Judge Marla Decker, Chair of the Mentor Program Advisory Committee, and the 57 judges who participated in the new mentor judge workshop in March. This program would not be possible without the many volunteer hours put in by our mentor judges.

For a number of years, court appointed counsel seeking a waiver of the statutory cap were denied payment of the waiver if the funds appropriated for waivers were exhausted at the time the case was concluded. Typically, this meant that court appointed counsel submitting their vouchers in the latter months of the �scal year may not have received the approved waiver amounts they were expecting. I am happy to report that the appropriation for waiver of the statutory caps for court appointed counsel has been increased by $450,000 to $4.65 million each year of the biennium budget.

Like many other states, we are experiencing an unfortunate surge in heroin use in the Commonwealth. Judges, medical professionals, police, legislators, and executive branch leaders have joined together to seek solutions. For the �rst time in over a decade, in this session of the General Assembly, drug courts received new funding. First, $100,000 was allocated to pilot programs in Norfolk and

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Henrico in each year of the biennium budget for the utilization of a non-narcotic, non-addictive, injectable prescription drug treatment regimen that has been successful in other states. In addition to support drug court dockets, $300,000 the �rst year of the biennium and $960,000 in the second year was appropriated for jurisdictions with high drug-related caseloads.

I have often pointed out that when we speak of drug courts, what we are really talking about are dockets in the court system. The legislature creates courts. Courts create dockets to manage caseloads. In addition to drug court dockets, many localities have sought to create other problem solving dockets. Among them are veterans’ dockets and mental health dockets. First, we must remember that the localities must desire and request such problem solving dockets. Additionally, the interests of public safety require that local commonwealth’s attorneys retain a veto over participation in these dockets. We must have approval, oversight, and supervision of these dockets by the Supreme Court. These well-meaning e�orts will be subject to deserved criticism without best practices being observed and implemented. The General Assembly has requested that the Supreme Court develop a Rule of Court to accomplish this objective. In response to that request, I will be appointing a Problem-Solving Dockets Taskforce to assist with drafting such a Rule and preparing best practice guidelines.

Justice Bernard Goodwyn and his co-chair, John Whit�eld, continue to provide impressive leadership to the Access to Justice Commission. Let me share some highlights with you.

• UpontheurgingoftheCommission,the Supreme Court amended the commentary to Canon 4B to make it clear that judges may participate in pro bono recognition e�orts and are permitted to encourage lawyers to provideprobonoservices;•Additionally,thecommentary to Canon 3B was amended to clarify the assistance a judge may provide to self-represented litigants;

• Practicepointsforjudgesconcerning

self-represented litigants have been developed, and you have received a laminated copy of these suggestions for your use;

• UpontheencouragementoftheCommission, the Virginia State Bar will host an on-line pro bono website which will permit low-income Virginians to ask legal questions in a private forum and have the questions answered by volunteer Virginia lawyers. The portal will be called Virginia.freelegalanswers.org and will begin operation in August 2016.

In March, the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice sent a letter to all chief justices and to all state court administrators to call attention to what was characterized as illegal enforcement of court �nes and costs in certain jurisdictions, and to share best practices with respect to imposition and collection of �nes and costs. This letter was certainly timely, as the General Assembly passed legislation providing for the Supreme Court to draft a new Rule regarding payment plans for court �nes and costs. I have put together a working group to craft such a rule, which will not only facilitate the collection of court �nes and costs, but also assure the fair treatment of the citizens of this Commonwealth, many of whom are indigent.

The Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee is up and running and is chaired by former Chief Justice Cynthia Kinser. The Committee provides a place where judges may ask judicial ethics questions and have them answered with opinions that are made public. The opinions do not reveal the name of the requesting judge. You may �nd the order creating the committee on the Supreme Court website. The process is described in detail in the order. I want to point out there is a provision for emergency requests. Kenney Grigg in the O�ce of the Executive Secretary is counsel to the committee. You may contact him directly with questions you may have. Please avail yourself of this advisory service. It was created to support and assist the judges of the Commonwealth.

All of you are subject to the provisions of the Con�ict of Interest Act. It is very clear

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that COIA was enacted with the legislative and executive branches in mind, not the judicial branch. Many of you have expressed frustration in the attempt to interpret rules that do not seem to have you in mind but, literally construed, sweep you within its provisions. We have expressed our concerns and suggested that a separate statute applicable to the judiciary should be considered. I am pleased to share with you the language of House Bill 1362 and Senate Bill 692 which include an enactment clause that provides:

That the Supreme Court of Virginia shall report to the Virginia Con�ict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council on the application of the State and Local Government Con�ict of Interests Act to members of the judiciary. Such report shall be made no later than October 1, 2016, and shall include an evaluation of the feasibility of creating separate statutory provisions applicable to members of the judiciary. In making its report, the Supreme Court of Virginia shall consult with sta� of the Virginia Con�ict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council, statewide bar associations, and others as the Court deems necessary.

We are hopeful that our report will result in improvements to this Act so that its application to members of the judiciary will be more appropriate.

Finally, let me comment on a matter of concern to all of us that has received much attention in the media. I am speaking of the writ of actual innocence issued on behalf of Keith Allen Harward. I commend Olga Akselrod from the Innocence Project and Alice Armstrong from the O�ce of the Attorney General for their admirable cooperation in search of the truth. And the comprehensive reporting of Frank Green of the Richmond Times Dispatch deserves special acknowledgement. In recent years, the Supreme Court of Virginia has issued �ve writs of actual innocence based upon biological evidence. Nationwide, according to the National Registry of Exonerations, there have been 1,778 exonerations since 1989. All of us who have taken an oath to uphold the Constitution of the

United States and the Constitution of Virginia and to faithfully and impartially discharge our duties should be vigilant to the circumstances

that may cause a miscarriage of justice, and we must be alert to the possibility that others may be wrongly imprisoned. One innocent person who is imprisoned is one person too many.

It is an honor to be your colleague. Thank you for your service to the citizens of the Commonwealth.

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There are 37 active drug court dockets in Virginia...mental health dockets in Norfolk Circuit Court, Petersburg General District Court, Richmond General District Court, and the Roanoke General District Court... [as well as] a veterans docket in Fairfax General District Court, and two veterans’ tracks within the adult drug treatment courts in the cities of Hampton and

Norfolk.

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O�ce of the Executive Secretary

The Office of the Executive Secretary (OES) provides administrative assistance and direction to the courts of the Commonwealth and to Virginia’s magistrates through its eleven departments and various related programs. The OES includes the office of the Assistant Executive Secretary and Counsel, the Court Improvement Program, Educational Services, Fiscal Services, Historical Commission, Human Resources, Judicial Information Technology, Judicial Planning, Judicial Programs, Judicial Services, Legal Research, and Legislative & Public Relations.

Administration in Virginia’s Courts

Assistant Executive Secretary & CounselThe Department of the Assistant Executive

Secretary & Counsel supports the Executive Secretary, particularly with legal matters involving OES or the judicial branch.

Court Improvement ProgramThe office of the Court Improvement Program

is responsible for court activities relating to children and families and for the qualification of lawyers as guardians ad litem for children and for incapacitated adults.

Educational ServicesThe Educational Services Department’s

mission is to provide the Virginia judiciary learning opportunities for continued personal and professional growth. The department provides information and continuing education opportunities for judges, clerks, magistrates, substitute judges, special justices, and administrative hearing officers.

Fiscal ServicesThe Department of Fiscal Services is the

court system’s financial management center for the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, circuit court judges, general district and J&DR district courts, magistrates, the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission, and the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission.

Human ResourcesThe mission of the Human Resources

Department is to attract, develop and retain the most highly proficient workforce that supports the mission, vision, and goals of Virginia’s judicial system. We endeavor to address the diverse human resources needs of Virginia’s judicial system through guidance, consultation, and training.

Karl HadeExecutive Secretary

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One of the major activities of the Educational Services Department is to develop, organize, con-duct, and participate in conferences, orientation programs, and other special in-state educational programs held annually. The following conferences were held during 2016:

Judicial Conference of VirginiaJudicial Conference of Virginia for District CourtsConference for Virginia Circuit Court ClerksConference for Virginia MagistratesConference for Virginia Hearing O�cersManaging the Capital Case in Virginia WorkshopPre-Bench OrientationRegional Meetings for Virginia Substitute Judges

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Educational Services

Judicial Information TechnologyThe Department of Judicial Information

Technology’s (DJIT) mission is to support Virginia’s Judiciary by providing and maintaining reliable, effective, innovative, and timely technol-ogy solutions for the courts’ business processes.

Judicial PlanningThe Department of Judicial Planning

develops and maintains an effective planning capability within Virginia’s judicial system. Working with judicial policy-making bodies (such as the Judicial Council of Virginia and the Committee on District Courts), the Department assists the Chief Justice and Supreme Court of Virginia in identifying present and future needs and developing and implementing innovative programs and solutions that address those needs. The Department is structurally divided between planning function staff and staff dedicated to specific programmatic or special projects.

Judicial ServicesThe Department of Judicial Services (DJS)

serves as the liaison between the Judiciary’s administrative offices and the courts throughout the Commonwealth, providing administrative services through publications, trainings, field vis-its, and the research and support of various pro-grams. The Department serves the courts of this Commonwealth through its six divisions: Circuit Court Services, General District Court Services, Magistrate Services, Foreign Language Services, Dispute Resolution Services, and Drug Treatment Court Services.

Legal ResearchThe Legal Research Department provides

staff support and direct assistance to the Office of the Executive Secretary and the judiciary.

Legislative & Public RelationsThe Department of Legislative & Public

Relations manages legislative matters, and handles media and public relations for Virginia’s Judicial System.

The General Assembly appropriated $435.3 million for the judicial system for fiscal year 2016-2017. This constituted an increase of 5.3% from the $413.3 million that was budgeted in fiscal year 2015-2016. These funds comprised one percent of the total state biennium budget.

Total judicial system expenditures in FY 2016 totaled $421.2 million. Of the total judicial system expenditures, 69.7% or $293.5 million was for operational costs: personal services (salaries, wage and fringe benefits) totaled $256.3 million (or 87.3% of operational costs) and automation needs, services, supplies, and equipment totaled $37.3 (or 12.7% of operational costs). Grant funds, Criminal Fund costs, and costs related to the involuntary mental commitment (IMC) process constituted the remainder ($127.6 million) of total court system expenditures in fiscal year 2016.

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Magistrate ServicesThe Department of Magistrate Services (DMS)

has over 400 employees, including magistrates, chief magistrates, magistrate regional supervisors and other support staff. Magistrates provide an independent, unbiased review of complaints and petitions brought by law enforcement officers, other government officials, and citizens.

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Judicial Administration

Display 2 Judiciary’s Distribution of 2015-2016

Appropriations

District Courts55.5%

Court of Appeals2.3%

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Pre-trial, Trial, and Appellate Processes

Criminal Fund26.7%

Salaries40.2%

Fringe Bene�ts23.6% Mental

Commitments3.2%

Other6.2%

Display 3Circuit Court Expenditures 2015-2016

Pre-trial, Trial, and Appellate Processes

Criminal Fund48.9%

Salaries24.4%

Other9.6%

Fringe Bene�ts170%

Display 1Judiciary’s Share of 2015-2016

Appropriations

Education35.7%

Human & HealthServices

27.5%

Other Executive Agencies

14.0%Transportation

12.8%Public Safety 5.6%

Other1.2%

Independent Agency

1.1%

Judiciary1.2%

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Judicial Administration

Supreme Court of Circuit District Magistrate % ofCourt Appeals Courts* Courts System Total Total

Personal Service Costs Salaries/Judges/Justices 1,525,944 2,140,058 26,019,572 36,199,230 0 65,884,804 25.7% Salaries/Other Employees 12,592,715 3,734,862 669,087 57,770,890 20,179,611 94,947,165 37.1% Wage 321,088 45,393 0 1,055,986 0 1,422,467 0.6% Substitute/Retired Judges 0 10,150 991,200 1,689,325 0 2,690,675 1.0% Fringe Benefits 6,002,938 2,779,989 18,597,205 55,102,430 8,838,677 91,321,239 35.6%Total 20,442,685 8,710,452 46,277,064 151,817,861 29,018,288 256,266,350 87.3%

CAIS/MIS 8,253,259 3,355 7,934,256 6,875,608 915,913 23,982,391 64.3%Services 2,041,298 275,700 1,193,929 2,852,349 698,826 7,062,102 18.9%Supplies/Equipment 585,125 39,866 349,992 1,708,792 222,548 2,906,323 7.8%Insurance/Rentals 2,403,171 481,784 45,786 358,355 39,276 3,328,372 8.9%Total 13,282,853 800,705 9,523,963 11,795,104 1,876,563 37,279,188 12.7%Total Operations 33,725,538 9,511,157 55,801,027 163,612,965 30,894,851 293,545,538 100.0%

Grant Activity 4,242,923 0 0 0 0 4,242,923 3.3%Criminal Fund 39 4 53,411,797 62,425,174 0 115,837,014 90.8%Invol. Mental Commit. Fund 0 0 0 7,548,631 0 7,548,631 5.9%Total Other 4,242,962 4 53,411,797 69,973,805 0 127,628,568 100.0%GRAND TOTAL 37,968,500 9,511,161 109,212,824 233,586,770 30,894,851 421,174,106

Positions 154.6 69.1 165.0 1877.8 446.2 2714.7

Expended Budgeted*FY 15-16 FY 16-17

Supreme Court Appellate Review 9,359,270 12,467,787 Law Library Services 1,027,488 993,184 General Management & Direction 26,482,577 30,054,739 Judicial Training 1,099,165 899,140 Total 37,968,500 46,553,095 Court of Appeals Appellate Review 9,511,161 9,569,436 Circuit Courts Trial Process 109,212,824 113,655,476 District Courts General 105,716,192 113,655,476 Trial Process Juvenile & Domestic Relations 98,200,029 95,397,113 Trial Process Combined 29,670,548 26,294,376 Trial ProcessDistrict Courts Total 233,586,769 232,984,233 Magistrate System Pre-Trial Assistance 30,894,851 32,538,067 GRAND TOTAL 421,174,105 435,300,307

* 2016-18 Appropriations Act - Chapter 665

Agency/Program

Table 1Pre-Trial and Appellate Processes

Fiscal Year 2016 Expenditures

Table 2Judicial Appropriations

*These �gures do not include the state funds expended in support of the circuit court clerks’ o�ces and their sta� members. It also does not include locally funded positions.

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Judicial AdministrationGrant Activity

Grant activity in FY 2016 totaled $4.2 million. The largest single expenditure of funds on grant activities ($3,209,000) occurred with the

Grant Activity During Fiscal Year 2016 Expended thruGrant Number Title Duration Awarded FY2016U.S. Department of Justice (Federal)2010-WC-AX-K012 Pulaski Protective Order 9/1/2010-06/30/17 $100,000 $68,0622010-RM-BX-004 Norfolk, Second Chance Act 9/1/2010-09/30/15 $464,405 $464,4052012-DC-BX-0050 Advancing Virginia’s Drug Cts 10/01/12-09/30/16 $1,500,000 $1,206,564 #60118 Drug Court Programs in VA each fiscal yr $3,209,000 $3,044,710 (non federal) prior yr carry fwd $379,441 $155,170 U.S. Dept Health & Human Svc G-1401VASCIP CIP-Basic 10/01/13-09/30/15 $232,918 $75,217G-1401VASCIT CIP-Training 10/01/13-09/30/15 $206,757 $48,770G-1401VASCID CIP-Data Sharing 10/01/13-09/30/15 $206,757 $146,619G-1501VASCIP CIP-Basic 10/01/14-09/30/16 $233,704 $143,554G-1501VASCIT CIP-Training 10/01/14-09/30/16 $207,338 $35,038G-1501VASCID CIP-Data Sharing 10/01/14-09/30/16 $207,338 $56,813G-1601VASCIP CIP-Basic 10/01/15-09/30/17 $235,204 $0G-1601VASCIT CIP-Training 10/01/15-09/30/17 $208,900 $0G-1601VASCID CIP-Data Sharing 10/01/15-09/30/17 $208,900 $0 VA Dept Crim Justice Svc #15-M4161VA14 VSTOP/I-CAN 01/01/15-03/30/16 $137,349 $137,349#16-N4161VA15 VSTOP/I-CAN 01/01/16-06/30/17 $137,349 $30,744 VA Dept Motor Vehicles55021-5760 Enhanced Traffic Records 10/01/14-09/30/15 $37,700 $27,82055313-6052 Reduce Driver-related crash 10/01/14-09/30/15 $106,000 $81,56855274-6013 Impaired driver training 10/01/14-09/30/15 $92,101 $3,95355428-6167 Judicial Outreach 10/01/14-09/30/15 $71,250 $19,79455436-6184 Judicial Outreach 10/01/14-09/30/15 $23,750 $4,29556268-6468 Reduce Driver-related crash 10/01/14-09/30/15 $105,600 $73,39256207-6407 Judicial Outreach 10/01/15-09/30/16 $71,250 $19,70056222-6422 Judicial Outreach 10/01/15-09/30/16 $23,750 $7,841 VA Dept of State Police2011-NS-BX-K007 NARIP Equip. grant (extended) 10/01/11-09/30/14 $481,850 $277,3182011-MU-BX-K157 FY2011 NCHIP (extended) 10/01/11-09/30/13 $66,888 $30,8752012-RU-BX-K006 FY2012 NCHIP (extended) 10/01/12-06/30/14 $76,800 $41,8002013-DG-BX-K018 FY2013 NCHIP 10/01/13-09/30/16 $164,806 $34,9122014-RU-BX-K033 FY2014 NCHIP 10/01/14-09/30/16 $301,879 $0 State Justice Institute Grants70022 SJI Distance Learning Worksh 06/01/15-05/01/16 $16,976 $16,508 VA Dept Soc Services #CSE-15-026 MOU SCV and DSS 10/01/14-09/30/15 $148,619 $148,619#CSE-15-026 MOU SCV and DSS 10/01/15-09/30/16 $148,619 $85,000

U.S. Department of Services for the Drug Court Programs in Virginia. Details of all grant activity are listed below.

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Judicial AdministrationUtilization of Substitute and Retired Recalled Judges in the District Courts

In order to meet demands placed upon the courts when a vacancy exists on the bench, when a sitting judge is asked to fulfill certain administrative duties, or when a sitting judge must disqualify or recuse himself or herself in conflict cases, the district courts must call upon

substitute judges and recall retired judges to assist in the processing of cases. During 2016, the total cost of the utilization of substitute and retired recalled judges in the district courts totaled about $1.7 million for a total of 7,638 days (30.6 full-time equivalency positions) equating to an average of 31.1 days per district court judge.

Table 3Utilization of Substitute and Retired Recalled Judges*

January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

RR Sub Total RR Sub Total RR Sub Total Total Total Util Curr Days/ Dist Days Days Cost ($) Days Days Cost($) Days Days Cost($) Days Cost($) FTE FTE Judge 1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

21

22

23

24

25

26

27

28

29

30

31

32 (2A)

Total

General District Courts J&DR District Courts Comb. District Courts District Court Totals

40.0 37.5 17,500 17.0 108.0 25,600 0.0 0.0 0.0 202.5 43,100 0.8 7.0 28.9

51.0 61.5 25,050 90.0 108.0 44,100 0.0 0.0 0.0 310.5 69,150 1.2 14.0 22.2

38.0 55.0 20,500 2.0 97.0 19,900 0.0 0.0 0.0 192 40,400 0.8 6.0 32.0

276.0 64.0 81,800 62.0 114.0 38,300 0.0 0.0 0.0 516 120,100 2.1 10.0 51.6

39.0 34.5 16,650 9.0 59.5 14,150 21.0 18.0 8,600 181 39,400 0.7 5.0 36.2

0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0 62.0 88.0 33,100 150 33,100 0.6 6.0 25.0

63.0 43.0 24,350 78.0 17.0 22,900 0.0 0.0 0.0 201 47,250 0.8 8.0 25.1

171.0 26.0 47,950 29.0 22.0 11,650 0.0 0.0 0.0 248 59,600 1.0 5.0 49.6

32.0 28.5 13,450 110.0 35.0 34,500 3.0 0.5 600 209 48,550 0.8 6.0 34.8

3.0 23.5 5,450 16.0 16.0 7,200 7.0 20.5 5,850 86 18,500 0.3 6.0 14.3

19.0 4.0 5,550 0.0 14.0 2,800 51.0 26.0 17,950 114 26,300 0.5 5.0 22.8

82.0 45.5 29,600 17.0 179.5 39,900 0.0 0.0 0.0 324 69,500 1.3 11.0 29.5

40.0 66.5 23,300 135.0 75.5 48,850 0.0 0.0 0.0 317 72,150 1.3 10.0 31.7

146.0 28.0 42,100 19.0 88.0 22,350 0.0 0.0 0.0 281 64,450 1.1 10.0 28.1

147.0 97.5 56,250 78.0 118.0 43,100 26.0 35.5 13,600 502 112,950 2.0 16.0 31.4

65.0 14.0 19,050 31.0 24.0 12,550 65.0 26.0 21,450 225 53,050 0.9 9.0 25.0

40.0 49.5 19,900 19.0 22.0 9,150 0.0 0.0 0.0 130.5 29,050 0.5 5.0 26.1

29.0 37.0 14,650 8.0 39.5 9,900 0.0 0.0 0.0 113.5 24,550 0.5 4.0 28.4

172.0 79.0 58,800 36.0 199.0 48,800 0.0 0.0 0.0 486 107,600 1.9 17.0 28.6

118.0 81.5 43,050 34.0 73.5 23,200 7.0 3.0 2,350 317 68,600 1.3 7.0 45.3

76.0 91.5 37,300 44.0 0.0 10,875 0.0 0.0 0.0 211.5 48,175 0.8 3.0 70.5

52.0 0.0 13,000 42.0 8.0 11,975 0.0 0.0 0.0 102 24,975 0.4 6.0 17.0

163.0 67.0 53,275 74.0 26.0 23,700 47.0 10.5 13,225 387.5 90,200 1.6 9.0 43.1

107.0 4.5 27,650 86.0 43.5 30,200 0.0 0.0 0.0 241 57,850 1.0 8.0 30.1

47.0 73.0 26,350 31.0 119.5 31,650 45.0 53.5 45,200 469 103,200 1.9 7.0 67.0

85.0 21.0 25,450 76.0 79.5 34,900 0.0 0.0 0.0 261.5 60,350 1.0 11.0 23.8

190.0 19.5 51,400 11.0 59.0 14,550 30.0 45.5 16,600 355 82,550 1.4 9.0 39.4

42.0 18.5 14,200 9.0 19.5 6,150 0.0 0.0 0.0 89 20,350 0.4 5.0 17.8

2.0 13.5 3,200 1.0 5.5 1,350 7.0 23.5 6,450 52.5 11,000 0.2 5.0 10.5

2.0 3.5 1,200 0.0 26.0 5,200 17.0 20.5 8,350 69 14,750 0.3 4.0 17.3

68.0 14.5 19,900 96.0 80.5 40,100 0.0 0.0 0.0 259 60,000 1.0 10.0 25.9

16.0 3.0 4,600 4.0 11.5 3,300 0.0 0.0 0.0 34.5 7,900 0.1 2.0 17.3

2421.0 1205.5 $842,475.00 1264.0 1888.0 692,850 488.0 371.0 193,325 7637.5 $1,728,650 30.6 246.0 31.1

*Substitute/retired recalled judge days include days where a substitute judge was called upon to sit because of an existing vacancy on the bench.

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Judicial Administration

Table 4Utilization of Retired Recalled Circuit Judges* Days Utilized and Expenditures

January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

Total Total Current Utilized Circuit Days Cost FTE FTE

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 (2A) Total

324 81,000 4 1.3 52 13,000 9 0.2 69 17,250 4 0.3 95 23,750 8 0.4 166 41,500 3 0.7 96 24,000 2 0.4 71 17,750 5 0.3 167 41,750 3 0.7 246 61,500 4 1.0 105 26,250 4 0.4 23 5,750 3 0.1 119 29,750 6 0.5 238 59,500 7 1.0 12 3,000 5 0.1 323 80,750 11 1.3 306 76,500 5 1.2 88 22,000 3 0.4 68 17,000 3 0.3 118 29,500 14 0.5 311 77,750 5 1.2 38 9,500 3 0.2 28 7,000 4 0.1 40 10,000 5 0.2 56 14,000 5 0.2 328 81,750 5 1.3 29 7,250 8 0.1 60 15,000 6 0.2 57 14,250 3 0.2 16 4,000 5 0.1 12 3,000 4 0.1 164 41,000 6 0.7 20 5,000 0 0.1 3,845 961,000 162 15.4

*Substitute/retired recalled judge days include days where a substitute judge was called upon to sit because of an existing vacancy on the bench.

Utilization of Retired Recalled Judges in the Circuit Courts

The circuit courts also face the need to recall retired judges from time to time to assist with the caseloads of the courts and provide

adequate resources when temporary judicial vacancies exist. In order to meet these demands placed upon the courts, the circuit courts during 2016 utilized retired judges for 3,845 days. This represented 15.4 full-time equivalent positions.

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The Honorable Harry L. Carrico Outstanding Career Service Award

In 2004, the Judicial Council of Virginia cre-ated an Outstanding Career Service Award in honor of the Honorable Harry L. Carrico, retired Chief Justice of Virginia. This award is presented annually to one who, over an extended career, demonstrates exceptional leadership in the administration of the courts while exhibiting the traits of integrity, courtesy, impartiality, wisdom, and humility. In 2016, the award was bestowed upon the Honorable Lawrence L. Koontz, Jr., Senior Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia.

A native of Roanoke, Virginia, Senior Justice Koontz received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and his law degree from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. Senior Justice Koontz was appointed to the Roanoke Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court in 1967, where he served until 1976, when he was elected a judge of the Twenty-third Judicial Circuit. In 1985, Senior Justice Koontz was elected a judge of the newly formed Court of Appeals of Virginia and served as Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals for eight years from 1985 to 1993. First elected to a 12-year term on the Supreme Court of Virginia in 1995, Senior Justice Koontz retired from the Court and took Senior Justice status in 2011.

During his career, Senior Justice Koontz served as a president of the Virginia Juvenile Judges Association, the Roanoke Valley Mental Health Association, the first President of the Ted Dalton Inn of Court (Roanoke area), and as a member of the Judicial Council of Virginia.

Judicial Administration

Awards and Honors Senior Justice Koontz is a recipient of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Distinguished Service Award. Senior Justice Koontz has also served as a member of the Board of Governors, Family Law Section, Virginia State Bar, and as a faculty mem-ber of the Virginia State Bar’s Professionalism Course.

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Judicial Policy-Making Bodies, Commissions,

and Study Groups

Judicial Council of Virginia

Committees of the Judicial Council of Virginia

Committees of the Judicial Conference of Virginia

Committee on District Courts

Committees of the Judicial Conference of Virginia for District Courts

Access to Justice Commission

Advisory Committee on Domestic Violence Issues in Virginia’s Courts

State Drug Treatment Court Advisory Committee

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Judicial Council of VirginiaThe Judicial Council of Virginia is charged

with the responsibility for making a continuous study of the organization, rules and methods of procedure and practice of the judicial system of the Commonwealth. It is also responsible for examining the work accomplished and results produced by the system and its individual offices and courts. A report of the proceedings and recommendations of the Council is made to the General Assembly and to the Supreme Court on an annual basis.

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is presiding officer for the Council whose membership includes one Court of Appeals judge, six circuit court judges, one general district court judge, one juvenile and domestic relations district court judge, two attorneys qualified to practice in the Supreme Court and the Chairmen of the Committees for Courts of Justice in the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates. Council members are appointed by the Chief Justice and serve for four years or at the pleasure of the Chief Justice.

The Honorable Donald W. Lemons, Chief Justice, Chair

The Honorable Glen A. Huff, Chief Judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia

The Honorable Jerrauld C. Jones, Judge

The Honorable Joseph W. Milam, Jr., Judge

The Honorable Nolan B. Dawkins, Judge

The Honorable Cheryl V. Higgins, Judge

The Honorable Clifford L. Athey, Jr., Judge

The Honorable Tammy S. McElyea, Judge

The Honorable Deborah V. Bryan, Judge

The Honorable William H. Cleaveland, Judge

The Honorable Mark D. Obenshain, Member, Senate of Virginia

The Honorable William J. Howell*, Speaker , Virginia House of Delegates

The Honorable David B. Albo, Member, Virginia House of Delegates

Richard Cullen, Esquire

Monica Taylor Monday, Esquire

Lucia Anna Trigiani, Esquire*

Karl R. Hade, Executive Secretary

*By Invitation of the Chief Justice

(As of March 2016)

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Committees of the Judicial Council of Virginia

Executive Committee The Honorable Donald W. Lemons, Chief Justice The Honorable Glen A. Huff, Chief Judge The Honorable Jerrauld C. Jones, Judge The Honorable Cheryl V. Higgins, Judge

Judicial AdministrationThe Honorable Joseph W. Milam, Jr. (Chair)The Honorable Nolan B. DawkinsThe Honorable Deborah V. Bryan Lucia Anna Trigiani, Esq.

(As of November 2016)

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Committees of the Judicial Conference of Virginia

The Judicial Conference of Virginia was organized to discuss and to consider means and methods of improving the administration of justice in the Commonwealth. Active members include the Chief Justice and Justices of the Supreme Court, all judges of the Court of Appeals and the circuit courts and all retired

Executive CommitteeThe Honorable Donald W. Lemons, Chief Justice, ChairThe Honorable Glen A. Huff, Chief JudgeThe Honorable Cleo E. Powell*, JusticeThe Honorable Thomas J. Wilson, IVThe Honorable Louise M. DiMatteoThe Honorable Paul W. CellaThe Honorable Mary Jane HallThe Honorable C. Randall LoweThe Honorable John T. CookThe Honorable Pamela Baskervill

Judicial AdministrationThe Honorable Lisa B. Kemler, Judge, Chair, The Honorable Sage B. Johnson, The Honorable Marla Graff Decker, The Honorable Cheryl V. Higgins, The Honorable Bonnie L. Jones, The Honorable Gary A. Hicks, )The Honorable Joseph W. Milam, Jr., The Honorable Bruce D. White,

Judicial EducationThe Honorable Beverly W. Snukals, ChairThe Honorable Rossie D. Alston, Jr. The Honorable Daniel R. BoutonThe Honorable Kimberley S. WhiteThe Honorable Nolan B. DawkinsThe Honorable Steven C. MahanThe Honorable Lorraine NordlundThe Honorable Deanis L. Simmons

Justices and judges of these courts. The Chief Justice serves as President of the Conference. Six circuit court judges, one Court of Appeals judge and one retired judge are elected to serve on the Conference’s Executive Committee. The Conference conducts its business through nine standing committees.

*By Invitation of the Chief Justice

(As of November 2016)

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Committee on District Courts

The Committee on District Courts was created to assist the Chief Justice in the administrative supervision of Virginia’s unified court system. Among the statutorily mandated responsibilities of the CDC are recommending new judgeships and certifying the need to fill district court vacancies, authorizing the number of clerks, magistrates and personnel in each district, establishing guidelines and policies for court system personnel and fixing salary classification schedules for district court personnel and magistrates.

Membership of the Committee includes the Chairmen of the Committees for Courts of Justice in the Senate and House of Delegates, two members of each of the Courts of Justice Committees appointed by the respective Chairmen, the Speaker of the House of Delegates, the Majority Leader of the Senate of Virginia, one circuit court judge, two general district court judge and two juvenile and domestic relations district court judge. These judicial members are appointed by the Chief Justice and serve at his pleasure.

The Committee is fortunate to have the capable assistance of three Advisory Committees. In combination, these com-mittees provide expertise in every facet of court operation and provide invaluable advice concerning the establishment of administrative policy.

JUDGES ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Honorable Pamela Brooks, Judge, Twentieth Judicial District 11/1/16-10/31/18 (2nd term) The Honorable J. William Watson, Jr., Judge, Tenth Judicial District 11/1/16–10/31/18 (1st term)

CLERKS’ ADVISORY COMMITTEEMs. Dana Franklin, Clerk, Prince Edward Combined District Courts 11/1/16-10/31/18 (2nd term)Ms. Christopher Eric Barr, Clerk, Fairfax General District Court 11/1/16–10 /31/18 (1st term)Ms. Ginger L. Webb, Clerk, Buena Vista Combined District Courts 11/1/16-10/31/18 (2nd term)

MAGISTRATES’ ADVISORY COMMITTEEMr. Sean P. Dolan, Chief Magistrate, Fifth Judicial District 11/1/16 –10/31/18 (1st term) Mr. Victor Harrison, Chief Magistrate, Eleventh Judicial District 11/1/16-10/31/18 (2nd term)

Executive CommitteeThe Honorable Donald W. Lemons, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia, ChairThe Honorable Michael E. McGinty, Judge Ninth Judicial CircuitThe Honorable Pamela O’Berry, Judge, Twelfth Judicial DistrictThe Honorable Thomas K. Norment, Jr., Member, Senate of VirginiaThe Honorable David B. Albo, Member, House of Delegates

Members The Honorable Michael E. McGinty, Judge, Ninth Judicial Circuit (2nd term expires 8/31/19)The Honorable Tanya Bullock, Judge, Second Judicial District (1st term expires 2/28/19)The Honorable Clarence E. Phillips, Judge, Thirtieth Judicial District (1st term expires 6/30/17)The Honorable Pamela O’Berry, Judge, Twelfth Judicial District (2nd term expires 9/30/19)The Honorable Uley N. Damiani, Judge, Eighteenth Judicial District (1st term expires 6/30/17)The Honorable Ryan T. McDougle, Member, Senate of VirginiaThe Honorable Thomas K. Norment, Jr., Member, Senate of VirginiaThe Honorable Mark D. Obenshain, Member, Senate of VirginiaThe Honorable Richard H. Stuart, Member, Senate of VirginiaThe Honorable William J. Howell, Speaker of the House The Honorable David B. Albo, Member, House of DelegatesThe Honorable Charniele L. Herring, member, House of DelegatesKarl R. Hade, Executive Secretary

(As of October 2016)

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Committees of the Judicial Conference of Virginia for District Courts

The Judicial Conference of Virginia for District Courts is similar to the Judicial Conference for circuit courts in its mission and responsibilities. Membership includes the Chief Justice, who serves as President and all active judges of the general district and juvenile

Executive CommitteeThe Honorable Donald W. Lemons, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia, Chair

General District Juvenile & Domestic RelationsThe Honorable Pamela O’Berry, Judge The Honorable Rufus A. Banks, Jr., JudgeThe Honorable Gordon S. Vincent., Chief Judge The Honorable Anita D. Filson, JudgeThe Honorable Randal J. Duncan., Judge The Honorable Denis F. Soden, JudgeThe Honorable Lisa A. Mayne, Judge The Honorable Elizabeth S. Wills, Judge

Retired JudgeThe Honorable Philip Trompeter, Retired Judge

Judge EducationGeneral District

The Honorable J. Frank Buttery, Jr., JudgeThe Honorable Gino W. Williams, Chief JudgeThe Honorable Tonya Henderson-Stith, JudgeThe Honorable Becky J. Moore, Chief Judge

Juvenile & Domestic RelationsThe Honorable Ellen White, Judge, ChairThe Honorable Michael J. Bush, Chief JudgeThe Honorable Barry G. Logsdon, JudgeThe Honorable Denis F. Soden, Judge

Law RevisionGeneral District

The Honorable J. Gregory Ashwell, Chief JudgeThe Honorable William H. Cleaveland, JudgeThe Honorable Colleen K. Killilea, Judge

Juvenile & Domestic RelationsThe Honorable D. Gregory Carr, Judge, ChairThe Honorable Robert S. Brewbaker, Jr., JudgeThe Honorable Marilynn C. Goss, Chief JudgeThe Honorable Frank W. Somerville, Chief Judge

Nominations, Resolutions & MemorialsGeneral District

The Honorable Jacqueline Ward Talevi, Chief Judge, Chair The Honorable Michael J. Cassidy, Chief JudgeThe Honorable Phillip L. Hairston, Judge The Honorable Roxie O. Holder, Judge

Juvenile & Domestic RelationsThe Honorable Michelle J. Atkins, JudgeThe Honorable Elizabeth Kellas Burton, Chief JudgeThe Honorable R. Michael McKenney, JudgeThe Honorable Florence A. Powell, Judge

and domestic relations district courts. Seven district court judges are elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Conference. The Conference has a committee structure similar to the Judicial Conference of Virginia.

(As of January 2016)

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(As of December 2016)

Access to Justice Commission

Commission Members

Carl Ayers, DirectorVirginia Department of Social Services

Mark D. Braley, Executive DirectorLegal Services Corporation of Virginia

Andrea L. Bridgeman, Associate General CounselFreddie Mac

The Honorable Deborah V. Bryan, JudgeVirginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

Tara L. Casey, Directorfor Pro Bono Service, University of Richmond

Karl A. Doss, DirectorAccess to Legal Services, Virginia State Bar

Larry T. Harley, Executive DirectorSouthwest Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc.

The Honorable Chaz W. Haywood, Clerk of CourtRockingham County Circuit Court

The Honorable Tonya Henderson-Stith, JudgeHampton General District Court

ChairThe Honorable S. Bernard Goodwyn, Justice

Supreme Court of VirginiaCo-Chair

John Whitfield, Executive DirectorBlue Ridge Legal Services, Inc.

The Honorable Mary B. Malveaux, JudgeCourt of Appeals of Virginia

James V. Meath, AttorneyWilliams Mullen

Lonnie D. Nunley, AttorneyHunton & Williams, LLP

Scott C. Oostdyk, AttorneyMcGuireWoods

Daniel E. Ortiz, AttorneyBlankingship and Keith, P.C.

Stephen Otero, Vice President/Sr. Associate General CounselCapital One

Gail Warren, State Law LibrarianSupreme Court of Virginia

Ray White, Executive DirectorVirginia Law Foundation

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State Drug Treatment Court Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee on Domestic Violence Issues in Virginia’s Courts

Committee ChairThe Honorable Avelina S. Jacob, Chief Judge

Loudoun County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

Committee Members

The Honorable Mary Jane Hall, JudgeNorfolk Circuit Court The Honorable Tonya Henderson-Stith, Chief Judge Hampton General District Court

The Honorable Cressondra B. ConyersGloucester J&DR District Court

The Honorable J. Bruce Strickland, JudgeStafford County General District Court The Honorable Richard S. Wallerstein, Jr., JudgeHenrico County Circuit Court

The Honorable Claude V. Worrell, Judge Charlottesville J&DR District Court Thomas R. Cahill, Chief MagistrateSecond Judicial District

Heather A. Page, Chief MagistrateTwenty-fourth Judicial District Wendy S. Hughes, Clerk of CourtChesterfield County Circuit Court Nancy Lynn Tierney, Clerk of Court King George Combined District Court

Mary Alice Trimble, Clerk of CourtCharlottesville General District Court

Karl R. Hade, Executive SecretarySupreme Court of Virginia

Office of the Executive Secretary Committee Staff:

Cyril W. Miller, Jr., Director Department of Judicial Planning

Madelynn Herman, Sr. Domestic Violence Program Analyst Department of Judicial Planning

Office of the Executive Secretary Staff:

Caroline Kirkpatrick, Director Department of Judicial Education

Eileen Smith, Staff Attorney Department of Legal Research

Kristi Wright, Director Department of Legislative and Public Relations

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Committee Members

The Honorable Jerrauld C. Jones, Judge, Vice Chair* Norfolk Circuit Court

Karl R. Hade, Executive Secretary* O�ce of the Executive Secretary

The Honorable Jack Hurley, Judge* Tazewell Circuit Court

The Honorable Charles S. Sharp, Judge*Sta�ord Circuit Court

Susan Morrow, President*Virginia Drug Court Association

Major Steve Thompson Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police

The Honorable Jack Weisenburger Virginia Sheri�’s Association

The Honorable Llezelle Dugger, ClerkCharlottesville Circuit Court

Anna Burton, SA Program ManagerDepartment of Corrections

The Honorable Louise DiMatteo, Judge Arlington Circuit Court

Julie Truitt, Program Manager Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

The Honorable Frederick G. Rockwell, III, Judge Chester�eld Circuit Court

Angela Coleman, Executive Director Commission on Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program

Fran Ecker, Director Department of Criminal Justice Services

Maria Jankowski, Deputy DirectorVirginia Indigent Defense Commission

State Drug Treatment Court Advisory Committee

Greg Hopkins, Vice PresidentVirginia Drug Court Association

Bettina Coghill Virginia Community Criminal Justice Assoc.

Cheryl Robinette, Coordinator Tazewell Adult Drug Court

Natale Ward Christian, Executive DirectorHampton/Newport News CSBVirginia Association of Community Services Boards

The Honorable Lavraia Jenkins, Commonwealth’s AttorneyFredericksburg Commonwealth’s Attornys Association

The Honorable Chadwick S. Dotson, JudgeWise Circuit Court

The Honorable Barry Logsdon, Judge Newport News J&DR District Court

Deron Phipps, Policy & Planning DirectorDepartment of Juvenile Justice Anne Kiser, Family Service Project ManagerVirginia Departmne of Social Services O�ce of the Executive Secretary Sta�

Paul DeLosh, Director Judicial Services Department Anna T. Powers, State Drug Court Coordinator Judicial Services Department Brittney Journigan, Drug Court Data Analyst Judicial Services Department

Regina Glaser, Drug Court AnalystJudicial Services Department

Committee ChairThe Honorable Donald W. Lemons, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia, Chair

*Executive Committee Member

Advisory Committee on Domestic Violence Issues in Virginia’s Courts

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Virginia’s Judges andMagistrates

The Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia are elected by a majority vote of each House of the General Assembly for a term of twelve years. Interim appointments are made by the Governor subject to election by the General Assembly at the next regular session. By law, the Chief Justice is selected by a vote of the seven members of the Court.

The Court of Appeals Judges are elected by a majority vote of each House of the General As-sembly. They serve for eight-year terms. Interim appointments are made by the Governor subject to election by the General Assembly at the next regu-lar session. The Chief Judge is elected by a vote of the eleven judges for a term of four years.

The Judges of the Circuit Courts are elected and receive interim appointments in the same manner as the Court of Appeals Judges. The Chief Judge of the circuit is elected for a two-year term by a vote of the judges serving in the circuit.

The Judges of Virginia’s District Courts are elected by a majority vote of each House of the General Assembly for terms of six years. Vacan-cies in district court judgeships occurring when the General Assembly is not in session are �lled by the circuit court judges of the corresponding circuit. The judges so appointed must be elected by the next session of the General Assembly. Each district has a Chief General District Court Judge and a Chief Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Judge, both elected by peer vote for a two-year term. The Chief Judge is the administrative head of the respective courts in the district and is responsible for the management of the courts.

Information About Virginia’s Judges

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Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia

DateCommenced Present Term

Donald W. Lemons, Chief Justice 3/16/2000 3/16/2012-3/15/2024S. Bernard Goodwyn 10/10/2007 2/1/2008-1/31/2020LeRoy F. Millette, Jr. 8/18/2008 2/1/2009-1/31/2021William C. Mims 4/1/2010 4/1/2010-3/31/2022Elizabeth A. McClanahan 8/1/2011 8/1/2011-7/31/2023Cleo E. Powell 8/1/2011 8/1/2011-7/31/2023D. Arthur Kelsey 2/1/2015 2/1/2015-1/31/2027 Stephen R. McCullough 3/3/2016 3/3/2016-3/2/2028

SENIOR JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIACharles S. RussellElizabeth B. Lacy

Lawrence L. Koontz, Jr.LeRoy F. Millette, Jr.

CLERK OF THE SUPREME COURT OF VIRGINIAPatricia L. Harrington

EXECUTIVE SECRETARY Karl R. Hade

(As of December 31, 2016)

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Judges of the Court of Appeals of Virginia

Present Term

Glen A. Huff, Chief Judge 8/1/2016-7/31/2019 Robert J. Humphreys 4/16/2016-4/15/2024William G. Petty 3/16/2014-3/15/2022Randolph A. Beales 4/16/2014-4/15/2022Rossie D. Alston, Jr. 3/1/2009-2/28/2017Teresa M. Chafin 6/1/2012-5/31/2020 Marla Graff Decker 2/1/2014-1/31/2022 Richard Y. AtLee, Jr. 2/1/2015-1/31/2023Mary Grace O’Brien 2/1/2015-1/31/2023Wesley G. Russell, Jr. 2/1/2015-1/31/2023Mary B. Malveaux 4/16/2016-4/15/2024

SENIOR JUDGES OF THE COURT OF APPEALS OF VIRGINIA

Rudolph Bumgardner, IIIJean Harrison Clements

James W. Haley, Jr.Robert P. Frank

Walter S. Felton, Jr.

CLERK OF THE COURT OF APPEALS OF VIRGINIACynthia L. McCoy

(As of December 31, 2016)

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Accomack

Augusta

LeeHalifax

Bath

Scott

Bedford

FranklinWise

Pittsylvania

Louisa

Fauquier

Wythe

Albemarle

Rockingham

Giles

SmythCarroll

Patrick

Nelson

Floyd Sussex

Henry

Caroline

Page

Russell

Craig

BlandTazewell

Fairfax

Northampton

Suffolk

Loudoun

Botetourt

Hanover

Amherst

SurryCampbell

Brunswick

Rockbridge

Amelia

MecklenburgGrayson

Charlotte Dinwiddie

BuchananYork

Essex

Orange

Washington

Highland

Buckingham

Frederick

Pulaski

Southampton

Culpeper

Lunenburg

Madison

Chesterfield

Stafford

Nottoway

Fluvanna

Warren

Clarke

MathewsPowhatan

Alleghany

Shenandoah

Roanoke

Virginia Beach

Spotsylvania

Henrico

DickensonMontgomery

Isle of Wight

Chesapeake

Appomattox

Greensville

Goochland

Gloucester

Prince William

Cumberland

Prince Edward

Lancaster

New Kent

King William

Greene

Richmond

Middlesex

King and Queen

Prince George

Rappahannock

Westmoreland

Northumberland

Charles CityJames City

King George

HamptonNorfolk

Newport News

Richmond

Danville

Roanoke

Lynchburg

Portsmouth

Arlington

Salem

Staunton

Petersburg

Bristol

Alexandria

Galax

Harrisonburg

Radford

Waynesboro

Norton

FranklinMartinsville

Bedford

Winchester

Emporia

Charlottesville

Fredericksburg

Buena VistaCovington Lexington

Hopewell WilliamsburgColonial Heights

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27

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Judicial Boundaries

1 Chesapeake

2 (Circuit) Virginia Beach, Accomack, Northampton

2 (District) Virginia Beach

2A (District) Accomack, Northampton

3 Portsmouth

4 Norfolk

5 Franklin City, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Su�olk

6 Brunswick, Emporia, Greensville, Hopewell, Prince George, Surry, Sussex

7 Newport News

8 Hampton

9 Charles City, Gloucester, James City,King & Queen, King William, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Poquoson, Williamsburg, York

10 Appomattox, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Prince Edward

11 Amelia, Dinwiddie, Nottoway, Petersburg, Powhatan

12 Chester�eld, Colonial Heights

13 Richmond City

14 Henrico

15 Caroline, Essex, Fredericksburg, Hanover, King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond County, Spotsylvania, Sta�ord, Westmoreland

16 Albemarle, Charlottesville, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Goochland, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange

17 Arlington, Falls Church

18 Alexandria

19 Fairfax City, Fairfax County

20 Fauquier, Loudoun, Rappahannock

21 Henry, Martinsville, Patrick

22 Danville, Franklin County, Pittsylvania

23 Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Salem

24 Amherst, Bedford City, Bedford County, Campbell, Lynchburg, Nelson

25 Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Botetourt, Buena Vista, Covington, Craig, Highland, Lexington, Rockbridge, Staunton, Waynesboro

26 Clarke, Frederick, Harrisonburg, Page, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Warren, Winchester

27 Bland, Carroll, Floyd, Galax, Giles, Grayson, Montgomery, Pulaski, Radford, Wythe

28 Bristol, Smyth, Washington

29 Buchanan, Dickenson, Russell, Tazewell

30 Lee, Norton, Scott, Wise

31 Manassas, Manassas Park, Prince William

Circuits (31) Districts (32)

Circuits (31) Districts (32)Localities Localities

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Circuit Court Judges

First Judicial CircuitMarjorie T. Arrington 5/01/2016-4/30/2024John W. Brown 5/01/2016-4/30/2024Randall D. Smith* 3/01/2013-2/28/2021Timothy S. Wright 1/01/2015-12/31/2022

Second Judicial CircuitGlenn R. Croshaw 8/01/2011-7/31/2019Steven C. Frucci 2/01/2014-1/31/2022James Clayton Lewis 1/01/2015-12/31/2022W. Revell Lewis, III 8/01/2011-7/31/2019Leslie L. Lilley 3/01/2009-2/28/2017Stephen C. Mahan 10/01/2010-9/30/2018William R. O’Brien* 2/01/2013-1/31/2021H. Thomas Padrick, Jr. 2/13/2014-2/12/2022A. Bonwill Shockley 3/16/2016-3/15/2024

Third Judicial CircuitKenneth R. Melvin 2/01/2010-1/31/2018William S. Moore, Jr.* 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Johnny E. Morrison 2/01/2015-1/31/2023

Fourth Judicial CircuitMichelle J. Atkins 7/01/2015-6/30/2023John R. Doyle, III* 2/01/2009-1/31/2017Junius P. Fulton, III 2/01/2013-1/31/2021Mary Jane Hall 3/01/2009-2/28/2017Jerrauld C. Jones 2/01/2009-1/31/2017David W. Lannetti 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Everett A. Martin, Jr. 3/16/2011-3/15/2019Joseph A. Migliozzi, Jr. 12/01/2014-11/30/2022

Fifth Judicial CircuitCarl Edward Eason, Jr.* 2/01/2011-1/31/2019Lawson Wayne Farmer 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Robert H. Sandwich, Jr. 2/01/2014-1/31/2022

Sixth Judicial CircuitNathan Curtis Lee 2/01/2013-1/31/2021W. Allan Sharrett* 7/01/2012-6/30/2020

Seventh Judicial CircuitTimothy S. Fisher 2/01/2014-1/31/2022Gary A. Mills 7/01/2015-6/30/2023David F. Pugh 4/01/2011-3/31/2019Bryant L. Sugg* 12/01/2014-11/30/2022C. Peter Tench 4/01/2011-3/31/2019

Eighth Judicial CircuitChristopher W. Hutton 9/01/2011-8/31/2019Bonnie L. Jones 3/01/2009-2/28/2017Wilford Taylor, Jr.* 7/01/2011-6/30/2019

Ninth Judicial CircuitB. Elliott Bondurant 1/01/2015-12/31/2022Michael E. McGinty* 7/01/2012-6/30/2020Richard H. Rizk 7/01/2015-6/30/2023Jeffrey W. Shaw 12/01/2014-11/30/2022

Tenth Judicial CircuitDonald Carl Blessing 12/01/2014-11/30/2022S. Anderson Nelson 7/01/2016-6/30/2024Leslie M. Osborn* 4/01/2016-3/31/2024Kimberley S. White 2/01/2013-1/31/2021

Eleventh Judicial CircuitPaul W. Cella* 7/01/2011-6/30/2019Dennis M. Martin, Sr. 7/01/2015-6/30/2023Joseph M. Teefey, Jr. 1/01/2015-12/31/2022

Twelfth Judicial CircuitLynn S. Brice 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Timothy J. Hauler* 7/01/2009-6/30/2017David E. Johnson 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Steven C. McCallum 7/01/2012-6/30/2020Edward A. Robbins, Jr. 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Frederick G. Rockwell, III 5/01/2010-4/30/2018

Thirteenth Judicial CircuitBradley B. Cavedo 2/01/2011-1/31/2019Phillip L. Hairston 7/01/2015-6/30/2023C. N. Jenkins, Jr.* 10/01/2014-9/30/2022William R Marchant 1/01/2015-12/31/2022Gregory L. Rupe 7/01/2012-6/30/2020Beverly W. Snukals 4/01/2010-3/31/2018Joi Jeter Taylor 12/01/2014-11/30/2022

Fourteenth Judicial CircuitLee A. Harris, Jr. 8/01/2014-7/31/2022Gary A. Hicks 2/01/2016-1/31/2024John Marshall 7/01/2015-6/30/2023Richard S. Wallerstein, Jr. 7/01/2012-6/30/2020James Stephen Yoffy* 7/01/2011-6/30/2019

(As of December 31, 2016)

*Chief Judge

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Circuit Court Judges

Fifteenth Judicial CircuitSarah L. Deneke 7/01/2011-6/30/2019Joseph J. Ellis 5/01/2016-4/30/2024J. Overton Harris* 5/01/2016-4/30/2024Herbert M. Hewitt 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Patricia Kelly 7/01/2013-6/30/2021Michael E. Levy 7/01/2013-6/30/2021R. Michael McKenney 7/01/2016-6/30/2024Ricardo Rigual 7/01/2016-6/30/2024Charles S. Sharp 2/01/2009-1/31/2017Victoria A. B. Willis 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Gordon F. Willis 4/01/2015-3/31/2023

Sixteenth Judicial CircuitDaniel R. Bouton 4/01/2016-3/31/2024Cheryl V. Higgins 4/01/2015-3/31/2023Richard E. Moore 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Timothy K. Sanner* 4/01/2011-3/31/2019Susan L. Whitlock 7/01/2012-6/30/2020

Seventeenth Judicial CircuitLouise M. DiMatteo 7/01/2012-6/30/2020Daniel S. Fiore, II 7/01/2012-6/30/2020William T. Newman, Jr.* 3/01/2009-2/28/2017

Eighteenth Judicial CircuitJames C. Clark 1/01/2012-12/31/2019Nolan B. Dawkins 5/01/2016-4/30/2024Lisa Bondareff Kemler* 3/01/2013-2/28/2021

Nineteenth Judicial CircuitPenney S. Azcarate 7/01/2015-6/30/2023Randy I. Bellows 2/01/2011-1/31/2019Jan L. Brodie 2/01/2009-1/31/2017Grace Burke Carroll 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Michael F. Devine 4/01/2010-3/31/2018Richard E. Gardiner 11/01/2016-2/20/2017Brett A. Kassabian 2/01/2010-1/31/2018Thomas P. Mann 7/01/2016-6/30/2024Daniel Eric Ortiz 1/01/2015-12/31/2022David Stanford Schell 2/01/2009-1/31/2017Stephen C. Shannon 7/01/2015-6/30/2023Robert J. Smith 2/01/2016-1/31/2024John M. Tran 7/01/2013-6/30/2021Bruce D. White* 1/16/2016-1/15/2024

Twentieth Judicial CircuitDouglas L. Fleming, Jr. 7/01/2015-6/30/2023Jeanette A. Irby 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Burke F. McCahill 7/01/2016-6/30/2024Jeffrey W. Parker* 5/01/2009-4/30/2017Stephen E. Sincavage 2/01/2014-1/31/2022

Twenty-first Judicial CircuitMartin F. Clark, Jr. 5/01/2011-4/30/2019G. Carter Greer 3/01/2013-2/28/2021David V. Williams* 3/01/2014-2/28/2022

Twenty-second Judicial Circuit Joseph W. Milam, Jr. 2/01/2009-1/31/2017Stacey W. Moreau* 7/01/2012-6/30/2020Clyde H Perdue, Jr. 1/01/2015-12/31/2022James J. Reynolds 7/01/2013-6/30/2021

Twenty-third Judicial CircuitWilliam D. Broadhurst 11/01/2010-10/31/2018David B. Carson 7/01/2013-6/30/2021J. Christopher Clemens 7/01/2016-6/30/2024Charles N. Dorsey* 7/01/2010-6/30/2018James R. Swanson 4/01/2009-3/31/2017

Twenty-fourth Judicial CircuitR. Edwin Burnette, Jr. 7/01/2015-6/30/2023John T. Cook 6/01/2016-5/31/2024Michael T. Garrett 7/01/2015-6/30/2023James W. Updike, Jr. 4/01/2014-3/31/2022F. Patrick Yeatts* 7/01/2011-6/30/2019

Twenty-fifth Judicial CircuitAnita D. Filson 7/01/2016-6/30/2024Victor V. Ludwig 5/01/2016-4/30/2024Charles L. Ricketts, III 2/01/2014-1/31/2022Malfourd W. Trumbo* 2/01/2012-2/01/2020

Twenty-sixth Judicial CircuitBruce D. Albertson 7/01/2013-6/30/2021Clifford Lynwood Athey, Jr.* 7/01/2012-6/30/2020Neil Randolph Bryant 7/01/2015-6/30/2023Dennis Lee Hupp 8/01/2016-7/31/2024Alexander R. Iden 7/01/2015-6/30/2023Ronald Lewis Napier 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Clark Andrew Ritchie 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Thomas J. Wilson, IV 5/01/2016-4/30/2024

Twenty-seventh Judicial CircuitBradley W. Finch 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Brett L. Geisler 4/01/2011-3/31/2019H. Lee Harrell 7/01/2015-6/30/2023Marcus H. Long, Jr. 7/01/2012-6/30/2020Josiah T. Showalter, Jr.* 4/01/2014-3/31/2022Robert M. D. Turk 7/01/2016-6/30/2024

Twenty-eighth Judicial CircuitSage B. Johnson* 7/01/2012-6/30/2020C. Randall Lowe 2/01/2009-1/31/2017Deanis L. Simmons 7/01/2013-6/30/2021

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Twenty-ninth Judicial CircuitJack S. Hurley, Jr.* 2/01/2013-1/31/2021Patrick R. Johnson 5/01/2016-4/30/2024Michael Lee Moore 4/01/2010-3/31/2018Richard C. Patterson 12/01/2014-11/30/2022Henry A. Vanover 4/01/2010-3/31/2018

Thirtieth Judicial CircuitChadwick S. Dotson* 7/1/11-6/30/19Jeffrey Hamilton 12/1/14-11/30/22John C. Kilgore 7/1/11-6/30/19Tammy S. McElyea 4/1/14-3/31/21

Thirty-first Judicial CircuitLon Edward Farris 8/1/12-7/31/20Tracy Calvin Hudson 7/1/15-6/30/23Kimberly A. Irving 7/1/15-6/30/23Craig D. Johnston* 3/1/09-2/28/17Steven S. Smith 7/1/15-6/30/23Carroll A. Weimer, Jr.* 7/1/13-6/30/21

Authorized Judges: 171 Judges: 158

Note: “Authorized Judges” refers to the maximum number of judges stated in Virginia Code § 17.1-507 as of July 1, 2016..

Circuit Court Judges

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Circuit Court Judges Leaving the Bench in 2016

Honorable James C. Hawks 3 Retired November 30, 2016 Honorable Joel C. Cunningham 10 Retired March 31, 2016 Honorable Harry T. Taliaferro, III 15 Retired June 30, 2016 Honorable Lorraine Nordlund 19 Retired October 31, 2016 Honorable David Stanford Schell 19 Retired December 31, 2016 Honorable Burke F. McCahill 20 Retired December 31, 2016

Circuit

Circuit Court Judges Taking the Bench in 2016

Honorable S. Anderson Nelson 10 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable R. Michael McKenney 15 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Ricardo Rigual 15 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Richard E. Gardiner 19 Effective November 1, 2016 Honorable Thomas P. Mann 19 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable J. Christopher Clemens 23 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Anita D. Filson 25 Effective July 1, 2016

Circuit

Circuit Court Judges

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General District Court Judges

First Judicial DistrictPhilip J. Infantino, III 4/01/2015-3/31/2021Michael R. Katchmark 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Robert G. MacDonald* 1/01/2015-12/31/2020Stephen J. Telfeyan 7/01/2015-6/30/2021

Second Judicial DistrictRobert F. Hagans, Jr. 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Teresa N. Hammons 4/01/2016-3/31/2022Elizabeth S. Hodges 2/01/2014-1/31/2020Salvatore R. Iaquinto 2/01/2014-1/31/2020Daniel Roger Lahne 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Paul David Merullo 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Gene A. Woolard* 6/01/2016-5/31/2022

Second-A Judicial DistrictGordon S. Vincent* 7/01/2012-6/30/2018

Third Judicial DistrictRoxie O. Holder* 10/01/2012-9/30/2018Douglas B. Ottinger 2/01/2016-1/31/2022Morton V. Whitlow 2/01/2016-1/31/2022

Fourth Judicial DistrictS. Clark Daugherty 5/01/2012-4/30/2018Joan E. Mahoney* 2/01/2014-1/31/2020Michael Charles Rosenblum 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Tasha D. Scott 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Bruce A. Wilcox 4/01/2015-3/31/2021

Fifth Judicial DistrictAlfred W. Bates, III* 7/01/2011-6/30/2017W. Parker Councill 5/01/2014-4/30/2020James A. Moore 7/01/2013-6/30/2019

Sixth Judicial DistrictC. Ridley Bain 2/01/2013-1/31/2019Stephen D. Bloom* 2/01/2014-1/31/2020Bruce A. Clark, Jr. 7/01/2012-6/30/2018H. Lee Townsend, III 12/01/2014-11/30/2020

Seventh Judicial DistrictTyneka L. D. Flythe 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Matthew Woodrow Hoffman 7/01/2016-2/12/2017Christopher R. Papile* 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Michael S. Stein 7/01/2015-6/30/2021

Eighth Judicial DistrictTonya Henderson-Stith* 5/01/2015-4/30/2021Albert W. Patrick, III 2/01/2014-1/31/2020

Ninth Judicial DistrictStephen Ashton Hudgins 2/01/2013-1/31/2019Colleen K. Killilea 11/01/2015-10/31/2021Stephanie E. Merritt* 12/01/2014-11/30/2020

Tenth Judicial DistrictCharles H. Warren* 4/16/2016-4/15/2022J. William Watson, Jr. 2/01/2016-1/31/2022Robert G. Woodson, Jr. 6/01/2013-5/31/2019

Eleventh Judicial DistrictRobert Beman Beasley, Jr. 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Mayo K. Gravatt* 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Ray P. Lupold, III 2/01/2014-1/31/2020

Twelfth Judicial DistrictKeith Nelson Hurley 7/01/2013-6/30/2019Matthew Donald Nelson 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Pamela O’Berry* 4/01/2015-3/31/2021James J. O’Connell, III 7/01/2011-6/30/2017Thomas L. Vaughn 7/01/2012-6/30/2018

Thirteenth Judicial DistrictLawrence B. Cann 7/01/2013-6/30/2019David Eugene Cheek, Sr. 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Barbara J. Gaden 4/16/2013-4/15/2019David M. Hicks 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Jacqueline S. McClenney 12/01/2015-11/30/2021Tracy W. J. Thorne-Begland* 2/01/2013-1/31/2019

Fourteenth Judicial DistrictThomas O. Bondurant, Jr. 9/01/2016-2/12/2017George Barton Chucker* 7/01/2013-6/30/2019B. Craig Dunkum 7/01/2015-6/30/2021John K. Honey 11/01/2015-10/31/2021L. Neil Steverson 2/01/2012-1/31/2018

(As of December 31, 2016)

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General District Court Judges

Fifteenth Judicial District David B. Caddell, Jr. 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Hugh S. Campbell 7/01/2013-6/30/2019John S. Martin 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Richard T. McGrath 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Robert Eric Reibach 12/01/2014-11/30/2020John R. Stevens* 4/01/2012-3/31/2018J. Bruce Strickland 7/01/2013-6/30/2019

Sixteenth Judicial District William G. Barkley 5/01/2014-4/30/2020Robert H. Downer, Jr.* 6/01/2013-5/31/2019Dale B. Durrer 7/01/2013-6/30/2019Claiborne H. Stokes, Jr. 7/01/2016-6/30/2022

Seventeenth Judicial DistrictThomas J. Kelley, Jr. 2/01/2013-1/31/2019Richard J. McCue 7/01/2013-6/30/2019R. Frances O’Brien* 7/01/2013-6/30/2019

Eighteenth Judicial DistrictDonald M. Haddock, Jr. 5/01/2014-4/30/2020Becky J. Moore* 2/01/2016-1/31/2022

Nineteenth Judicial DistrictMichael Harry Cantrell 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Manuel A. Capsalis 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Michael Joseph Cassidy* 2/01/2011-1/31/2017Michael Joshua Lindner 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Lisa A. Mayne 10/01/2012-9/30/2018William J. Minor, Jr. 4/01/2015-3/31/2021Mitchell I. Mutnick 5/01/2016-4/30/2022Mark C. Simmons 4/01/2012-3/31/2018Tina L. Snee 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Susan J. Stoney 11/01/2016-2/20/2017

Twentieth Judicial DistrictJ. Gregory Ashwell* 7/01/2011-6/30/2017J. Frank Buttery, Jr. 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Deborah C. Welsh 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Dean S. Worcester 3/01/2014-2/28/2020

Twenty-first Judicial DistrictMarcus A. Brinks* 7/01/2016-6/30/2022

Twenty-second Judicial DistrictRobert L Adams, Jr. 1/01/2015-12/31/2020George A. Jones, Jr.* 4/01/2012-3/31/2018

Twenty-third Judicial District Francis W. Burkart, III 11/01/2014-10/31/2020Vincent A. Lilley 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Thomas W. Roe, Jr. 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Jacqueline F. Ward Talevi* 2/01/2015-1/31/2021

Twenty-fourth Judicial DistrictSam D. Eggleston, III* 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Randy C. Krantz 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Stephanie S. Maddox 7/01/2015-6/30/2021

Twenty-fifth Judicial DistrictWilliam Harrison Cleaveland 2/01/2013-1/31/2019W. Chapman Goodwin 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Gordon F. Saunders* 7/01/2016-6/30/2022

Twenty-sixth Judicial DistrictWilliam W. Eldridge, IV 9/17/2015-9/16/2021John Stanley Hart, Jr. 12/01/2014-11/30/2020W. Dale Houff* 4/16/2012-4/15/2018Amy B. Tisinger 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Ian R. D. Williams 7/01/2015-6/30/2021

Twenty-seventh Judicial DistrictJ. D. Bolt 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Erin J. DeHart 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Randal J. Duncan 5/01/2016-4/30/2022Gino W. Williams* 4/01/2015-3/31/2021

Twenty-eighth Judicial DistrictV. Blake McKinney* 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Eric R. Thiessen 7/01/2013-6/30/2019

Twenty-ninth Judicial DistrictHenry A. Barringer* 7/01/2013-6/30/2019George Robert Brittain, II 12/01/2014-11/30/2020

Thirtieth Judicial DistrictShawn L Hines 1/01/2015-12/31/2020Clarence E. Phillips* 7/01/2012-6/30/2018

Thirty-first Judicial DistrictRobert P. Coleman 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Wallace Semeon Covington, III 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Angela Lemmon Horan 7/01/2015-6/30/2021William E. Jarvis* 11/01/2012-10/31/2018Petula C. Metzler 7/01/2016-6/30/2022

Authorized Judges: 134Judges: 125

Note: “Authorized Judges” refers to the maximum number of judges stated in Virginia Code § 16.1-69.6:1 as of July 1, 2016.

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Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Judges

First Judicial DistrictRufus A. Banks, Jr.* 7/01/2011-6/30/2017Eileen Anita Olds 7/01/2013-6/30/2019Larry D. Willis, Sr. 5/01/2011-4/30/2017

Second Judicial District Randall M. Blow 4/01/2013-3/31/2019Deborah V. Bryan 5/01/2016-4/30/2022Tanya Bullock* 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Philip C Hollowell 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Deborah M. Paxson 4/01/2012-3/31/2018Deborah L. Rawls 3/01/2015-2/28/2021Winship C. Tower 7/01/2012-6/30/2018

Second-A Judicial DistrictCroxton Gordon* 2/01/2014-1/31/2020

Third Judicial DistrictJoel P. Crowe* 2/01/2012-1/31/2018Earle C Mobley 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Alotha C. Willis 2/16/2013-2/15/2019

Fourth Judicial DistrictM. Randolph Carlson, II 1/01/2012-12/31/2017Lauri D. Hogge 4/01/2013-3/31/2019Joseph P. Massey* 2/01/2016-1/31/2022Lyn M. Simmons 7/01/2015-6/30/2021William P. Williams 6/01/2012-5/31/2018

Fifth Judicial DistrictRobert S. Brewbaker, Jr.* 5/01/2012-4/30/2018James E. Wiser 7/01/2016-6/30/2022

Sixth Judicial DistrictCarson E. Saunders, Jr.* 6/01/2013-5/31/2019Jacqueline R. Waymack 6/01/2015-5/31/2021

Seventh Judicial DistrictRonald Everett Bensten 2/01/2016-1/31/2022Thomas W. Carpenter 2/01/2011-1/31/2017Judith Anne Kline 4/01/2015-3/31/2021Barry G. Logsdon* 7/01/2012-6/30/2018

Eighth Judicial DistrictJay Edward Dugger* 7/01/2013-6/30/2019Deborah S. Roe 5/01/2015-4/30/2021Robert B. Wilson, V 4/01/2013-3/31/2019

Ninth Judicial DistrictWade A. Bowie 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Cressondra B. Conyers 7/01/2012-6/30/2018George C. Fairbanks, IV* 2/01/2016-1/31/2022

Tenth Judicial DistrictMarvin H. Dunkum* 4/01/2016-3/31/2022Nora J. Miller 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Robert H. Morrison 2/01/2013-1/31/2019

Eleventh Judicial DistrictPhillip T. DiStanislao 2/01/2013-1/31/2019Valentine W. Southall, Jr.* 10/01/2012-9/30/2018

Twelfth Judicial DistrictD. Gregory Carr 2/01/2016-1/31/2022Vanessa L Jones 1/01/2015-12/31/2020Scott David Landry 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Jayne Ann Pemberton* 12/01/2014-11/30/2020J. David Rigler 7/01/2012-6/30/2018

Thirteenth Judicial DistrictRichard B. Campbell 4/01/2013-3/31/2019Marilynn C. Goss 5/01/2014-4/30/2020Mary E. Langer 8/01/2016-7/31/2022Ashley K. Tunner* 5/16/2012-5/15/2018

Fourteenth Judicial DistrictMargaret W. Deglau 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Rondelle D. Herman 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Randall G. Johnson, Jr. 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Denis F. Soden 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Stuart L. Williams, Jr.* 5/01/2016-4/30/2022

Fifteenth Judicial DistrictPhillip U. Fines 7/01/2013-6/30/2019John E. Franklin 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Shannon O. Hoehl* 7/01/2011-6/30/2017Julian W. Johnson 4/01/2011-3/31/2017William L. Lewis 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Andrea M. Stewart 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Georgia K. Sutton 2/01/2014-1/31/2020Frank G Uvanni 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Joseph A. Vance, IV 7/01/2013-6/30/2019

(As of December 31, 2016)

*Chief Judge

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*Chief Judge

Sixteenth Judicial DistrictDavid M Barredo 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Edward DeJ. Berry 2/01/2012-1/31/2018Frank W. Somerville 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Deborah S. Tinsley* 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Claude V. Worrell 7/01/2013-6/30/2019

Seventeenth Judicial DistrictRobin L. Robb 7/01/2016-6/30/2022George D. Varoutsos* 3/16/2016-3/15/2022

Eighteenth Judicial District

Uley Norris Damiani 2/01/2015-1/31/2021Constance H. Frogale* 4/01/2011-3/31/2017

Nineteenth Judicial DistrictGayl Branum Carr 8/01/2012-8/31/2018Glenn L. Clayton, II 10/01/2012-9/30/2018Kimberly J. Daniel 7/01/2013-6/30/2019Helen Leiner 2/01/2013-1/31/2019Todd G. Petit 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Janine M. Saxe 2/01/2014-1/31/2020Thomas P. Sotelo* 2/01/2015-1/31/2021

Twentieth Judicial DistrictPamela L. Brooks* 7/01/2011-6/30/2017Avelina S. Jacob 2/10/2013-2/09/2019Jonathan S. Lynn 7/01/2011-6/30/2017

Twenty-first Judicial District Robert L. Bushnell 7/01/2013-6/30/2019Susan N. Deatherage* 5/01/2013-4/30/2019

Twenty-second Judicial DistrictTimothy W. Allen 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Sarah A. Rice* 2/01/2012-1/31/2018Brian H. Turpin 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Dale M. Wiley 7/01/2016-6/30/2022

Twenty-third Judicial DistrictLeisa K. Ciaffone 7/01/2013-6/30/2019Hilary D. Griffith 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Frank W. Rogers, III 1/01/2015-12/31/2020Onzlee Ware* 12/01/2014-11/30/2020John Weber, III 7/01/2015-6/30/2021

Twenty-fourth Judicial DistrictJeffrey P. Bennett 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Mary K. Driskill 8/01/2015-7/31/2021Robert Louis Harrison, Jr. 2/01/2016-1/31/2022H. Cary Payne 7/01/2012-6/30/2018A. Ellen White* 2/01/2013-1/31/2019

Twenty-fifth Judicial DistrictLaura L. Dascher* 5/01/2014-4/30/2020Linda Schorsch Jones 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Correy R. Smith 7/01/2016-6/30/2022Paul A. Tucker 7/01/2011-6/30/2017

Twenty-sixth Judicial DistrictKimberly Marion Athey 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Anthony Wayne Bailey 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Kevin C. Black 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Elizabeth Kellas Burton* 5/01/2016-4/30/2022Hugh David O’Donnell 4/01/2015-3/31/2021William W. Sharp 2/01/2013-1/31/2019

Twenty-seventh Judicial DistrictH. Lee Chitwood 2/01/2012-1/31/2018Monica D. Cox* 7/01/2012-6/30/2018Bradley G Dalton 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Stephanie Murray Shortt 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Robert C. Viar, Jr. 5/01/2015-4/30/2021

Twenty-eighth Judicial DistrictJoseph B. Lyle 7/01/2015-6/30/2021Kurt J. Pomrenke 7/01/2013-6/30/2019Florence A. Powell* 2/01/2014-1/31/2020

Twenty-ninth Judicial DistrictMichael J. Bush* 4/01/2015-3/31/2021Martha P. Ketron 2/01/2015-1/31/2021Laura F. Robinson 7/01/2016-6/30/2022

Thirtieth Judicial District Ronald Kelley Elkins 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Elizabeth S. Wills* 2/01/2013-1/31/2019

Thirty-first Judicial DistrictD. Scott Bailey 2/01/2016-1/31/2022Lisa Michelle Baird* 7/01/2013-6/30/2019George M. DePolo 5/01/2014-4/30/2020H. Jan Roltsch-Anoll 12/01/2014-11/30/2020Janice Justina Wellington 7/01/2014-6/30/2020

Authorized Judges: 134Judges: 124

Note: “Authorized Judges” refers to the maximum number of judges stated in Virginia Code § 16.1-69.6:1 as of July 1, 2016.

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District Judges Leaving the Bench in 2016

Honorable Winship C. Tower 2 Retired December 31, 2016 Honorable Alfreda Talton-Harris 5 Retired March 31, 2016 Honorable Richard C. Kerns 7 Retired June 30, 2016 Honorable M. Woodrow Griffin, Jr. 8 Retired January 31, 2016 Honorable S. Anderson Nelson 10 Elected to Circuit Court July 1, 2016 Honorable Bonnie C. Davis 12 Retired September 30, 2016 Honorable Angela Edwards Roberts 13 Retired July 31, 2016 Honorable Mary B. Malveaux 14 Elected to Court of Appeals April 16, 2016 Honorable R. Michael McKenney 15 Elected to Circuit Court July 1, 2016 Honorable Ricardo Rigual 15 Elected to Circuit Court July 1, 2016 Honorable Edward K. Carpenter 16 Retired May 31, 2016 Honorable Esther L. Wiggins 17 Retired May 31, 2016 Honorable Thomas E. Gallahue 19 Retired March 31, 2016 Honorable Richard E. Gardiner 19 Elected to Circuit Court November 1, 2016 Honorable Teena D. Grodner 19 Retired April 30, 2016 Honorable Thomas P. Mann 19 Elected to Circuit Court July 1, 2016 Honorable Ian M. O’Flaherty 19 Retired June 30, 2016 Honorable Edwin A. Gendron, Jr. 21 Retired January 31, 2016 Honorable J. Christopher Clemens 23 Elected to Circuit Court July 1, 2016 Honorable Vincent A. Lilley 23 Retired December 31, 2016 Honorable Harold A. Black 24 Retired March 31, 2016 Honorable Anita D. Filson 25 Elected to Circuit Court July 1, 2016 Honorable John Gregory Mooney 25 Retired March 31, 2016

District

District Judges Taking the Bench in 2016

Honorable James E. Wiser 5 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Nora J. Miller 10 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Mary E. Langer 13 Effective August 1, 2016 Honorable Thomas O. Bondurant, Jr. 14 Effective September 1, 2016 Honorable David B. Caddell, Jr. 15 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable William L. Lewis 15 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable John S. Martin 15 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Richard T. McGrath 15 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Claiborne H. Stokes, Jr. 16 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Robin L. Robb 17 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Michael Harry Cantrell 19 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Matthew Woodrow Hoffman 19 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Todd G. Petit 19 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Susan J. Stoney 19 Effective November 1, 2016 Honorable Marcus A. Brinks 21 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Thomas W. Roe, Jr. 23 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Randy C. Krantz 24 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Correy R. Smith 25 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Laura F. Robinson 29 Effective July 1, 2016 Honorable Petula C. Metzler 31 Effective July 1, 2016

District

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Magistrates provide an independent, unbiased review of criminal complaints brought to the office by police officers or the general public. Their duties include issuing various types of processes such as arrest warrants, summonses, emergency protective orders, search warrants, subpoenas, mental health orders, and emergency medical orders. Magistrates conduct bond

hearings to determine bail in instances in which an individual is arrested and accept prepayments for traffic infractions and minor misdemeanors. Magistrates also serve as hearing officers for tax setoff hearings.

Information About Virginia’s Magistrates

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Magistrates

REGION ONETwenty-seventh Judicial Circuit/DistrictAlan Dale CashCrystal Dawn CulticeCharles Warren DavisKaren Sue GarnandAshley Jean JohnsonRobert Harrison KellerSusan Elaine KinserDane E.M. LittleJill M. Long*Christopher Steven McCrawMichael Lee MitchellTessa Marie NealThomas Neil OsborneTi�any Anne OverfeltEverett G. PuckettAnthony Lee RowlettFreddie Lee SweetJeremy F. WestChristina Kendrick WhitlockDavid Deric WigandMichael Terrence WilliamsJe�rey Lyle Wright

Twenty-eighth Judicial Circuit/DistrictDavid Christopher FieldsTamala Hess GillespieMary Johanna Hanzlik*Thomas A. HessDavid Matthew MorangelloChasity Hope Perkins-BushMary S. RouseElizabeth Lynn Snead-CombsJames Franklin Weaver

Twenty-ninth Judicial Circuit/DistrictJoshua W. FullerAlbert Wayne HagyKevin T. McGlothlinCarolyn Sue Mullins

Thirtieth Judicial Circuit/DistrictSheldon Todd AdamsSandy L. BaileyKevin Wesley CisneyChristie D. FieldsMona Gaile FreemanAndrew Curtis GardnerAudie L. KennedyJonathan Wayne Robbins*Russell Eric SkorupaJanice Susan SturgillPatricia M. Wynn

REGION TWOTwenty-first Judicial Circuit/DistrictBonnie R. BowmanJordan Scott BrayShannon Leigh CauleyCynthia Lynn CornsAnn M.S. Hylton*Connie A. LawsonCourtney Denise ReidLarry Joe Robinett, II

Twenty-second Judicial Circuit/DistrictJames William Adkins, Jr.George Michael AfentakisJoseph Allan BlairJoyce Williamson Crews*Justin Heath HatcherJoel Severin NelsonLea PilsonCynthia Mae StevensJoshua Behner Twiggs

Twenty-third Judicial Circuit/DistrictHarry Allan BitherJamie Kiser CapaldoElizabeth Logan ChitwoodLee Carter Edwards-DavisJenna Blair HumphriesSarah R. KingJosiah Dean LeonardAimee Roebke LucasStephen Daniel Po�*Joseph Anthony Quattrochi

*Chief Magistrate

(As of March 2016)

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REGION TWO (continued)Twenty-third Judicial Circuit/District(continued)Allen W. SecristAlfred Jennings Stone, Jr.Jason Robert WalshRobert L. WarrenCarolyn A. WatsonCynthia Lee Woods

Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit/DistrictJoshua J. ArmstrongJack William CreasyJonathan L. DavisonRobert Clemm Goad, Jr. Aubrey Howard Hall, Jr. Daniel Brian HarrisJe�rey Allen HessonKang Hwan LeeDeborah Ann MettsAndrew John Michael*Kristen Dana PettiboneBarbara Jean PryorLaurie Lynn RiddlesCatherine L. ThompsonBrenda Faye Young

Twenty-fifth Judicial Circuit/DistrictBenjamin C. Barredo, IIIClinton C. CohenVera L. HaileyKimberly Fleshman HensleyAlan Lee HicksKathleen Marie LeeAllison Kelly McCrayJudith OwensKitty M. SaundersWilliam Painter SimmonsCharles Glisson SmithEric Douglas StephensonRobyn Renee Wilhelm*Charlene May Worley

REGION THREESixth Judicial Circuit/DistrictDavid Lewis BlountNeill Collins Bradley*Amelia Owens CovingtonDavid K. HoqueCaleb Samuel KramerDavid Earl Lanier, Jr.Courtney Taylor MagnerBradley Taylor Mead

Thweatte G. OzlinWalter W. Robinson, Jr.Deborah H. WilsonRobert Cochran Wrenn, Jr.

Tenth Judicial Circuit/DistrictAvi Baruch EfreomJohn Anthony EllisLauren Nicole GardnerDavid Brian Hawks, Jr.Qiana Chenae JonesEdmund Walter Newman, Jr. John Kenneth PittsChristopher Alexander Salerno*Katie Jane SmithJason Hunter SpindleHannah Marie WhittenJoshua D. Wolfe

Eleventh Judicial Circuit/DistrictJennifer Elizabeth ChapmanChyrel CutlerDavid Matthew GuipeVictor R.H. Harrison, III*Joseph A. Kelly, IIJacob Max LubetkinJeremy Corneil RidgewayRobert Clayton SmithRichard Wallace StevensonAmy R. von Kelsch

Twelfth Judicial Circuit/DistrictLeigh Hill Ashtiani-O’ConnellJonathan Morris BarnettHerell W. Carneal, Jr. Drew Peter Fisher Ciurpita Daniel John Holser*Daniel Lawrence HoltGregory Alan LushDonald Lacy NewcombTameka Winston RobinsonRoman Michael TedeschiZohra WakilpoorMichael Scott Znotens

Magistrates

*Chief Magistrate

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REGION FOURSixteenth Judicial Circuit/DistrictAvnel Alair Coates*Mary Jane ConnellyRuth Ann DalskyJill Harriet EzerskyJustin Craig GarwoodRichard Allen LillardGina Marie LunsfordDavid A. PenningtonMichelle Jovan ScottKristi Lynn ShaltonTyler W. Weimorts

Twentieth Judicial Circuit/DistrictJames M. BailorLawrence D. Black*Lawrence ConneenC. Milton HardingSeth Ian HowardLouis E. KroizAshleigh Ryan LeviLynn ThompsonWilliam Joseph Waller, Jr.

Twenty-sixth Judicial Circuit/DistrictDena Louise AndersonCarl Ernest Avery, Jr. Anita B Baldock-BryantCourtenay W. CanedyJohn Russell ClanahanVictoria Catherine DronsickJames EllingtonMeryln D. GoeschlCarrie Co�elt HodgesThomas A. HowellJames Alan KoblishLeah Louise LorenzMonica Lynne Martin*Leilani A. MonahanMichael Joseph PlecnikSean Douglas RankinNettie Arthur RogersPhyllis Armentrout WongKateland Alan WoodcockJohann P. WehrlePhyllis Armentrout Wong

REGION FIVESeventeenth Judicial Circuit/DistrictBruce Charles Adam*Allison ArnoldJason Matthew Brayton-LewisPaul Wilkes KoshetarJohn David KuntzShawn B. LassiterBenjamin Allen PlummerNeena K. ScariaGeorge L. Yaksick, Jr.

Eighteenth Judicial Circuit/DistrictBarbara Richards CampbellSanchelle CharlesDuha Mongy El-QuesnyJohn P. FucetolaNathan Thomas HurtzRobert James JonesScott Lawrence ScherAdam Dominic Willard*

Nineteenth Judicial Circuit/DistrictKaren Olowin AmpehClaude J. Beheler*Richard Thomas BenderothJonathan B. BollsClaude Jacob BradshawDennis E. BrownFrederick BubenhoferPatricia J. ColganBradley G. DoaneAlyssa D. EmeryBradley Alan FarrellThomas William GowJon Scott GraftSylvia Youngsil HongKevin Alan KleponisJacqulyn Pearl Kessel LaneSusan Elaine LearyMarla G. McCormickKyle C. SchumacherAndrea Brooke SirianniWilson TalaveraBrian Gilbert TroxlerJustin Michael Wieneke

Thirty-first Judicial Circuit/DistrictAlexander BrandlerCherrelle Martina BrutonJennifer Ashley ChristieTara L. CrumElisha Roberts DillardDavid James Fox

Magistrates

*Chief Magistrate

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Magistrates

REGION FIVE (continued)Thirty-first Judicial Circuit/District(continued)Devan Lee KirkBill J. LipskyLawrie Falck Moncure*Latonya C. MorrisJames Avery OrtteSandra Rae SylvesterGary Lee TalbotCandra Ann WalkerNathan Curtis Welch

REGION SIXNinth Judicial Circuit/DistrictJames Alan BeallMeghan Anne CoxHeather Dawn FarrHarvey Bruce HeathJames Michael LamprechtDominick Rocco LittmanHerman W. MooreJames Douglas MountsM. Virginia Munoz*Suzette M. SappJoshua G ShrievesRyan Christopher Vaughn

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit/DistrictMartesha M BishopMicah Shawn BlankenshipCassandra Diamond EmeryDanielle Annette FergusonDeborah Kate GreenbergJennifer Suzanne HeishmanWilliam Thomas Murray, IIJoe Dennis NorrisCharise Anne PastorEugene Raymond Shelton, Jr. Gary Michael Wooldridge*Dawn Michelle Young

Fourteenth Judicial Circuit/DistrictYvette Anita Ayala*Leonard Fitzgerald BroadnaxRana Nicole CleggBonita Renee ComerRobert Glenn HearnsLatoya Marie JacksonEnrique Melvin MaddenSara E. MunozMadilyn Elaine PierceTony Sylvester Tate, Sr.Je�rey Brian Znotens

REGION SIX (continued)Fifteenth Judicial Circuit/DistrictThomas William AndersonCarolyn Stalnaker BarrettQiana Cordel BrandonRamon Lewis CarterSarah Elizabeth CathermanHansi Stevenson ChowdhryRyan W. CunninghamThomas R. DewTara Louise EstwickPandora Shea FarmerKara L. GlascoeJonathan Glenn GoodpastureSusan D HarrisKaitlyn Sachetta HerzigJack Wayne Hill, Jr. Lydia Lovelace KingMary-Lynn KruszJennifer Erin MillerAaron P. MooresTrisha H MyersMary Margaret ParsonsFloyd Scott RisleyCli�ord Yarborough Rose*Suzanne Elizabeth SheehanValerie Louise SteppJane Elizabeth Tomiko

REGION SEVENSecond Judicial Circuit/DistrictBlake Garrett AndersonKellee Ruth BlandPatrick D. BlankenshipKarly Rose CahillBertram Basil CowellDaniel Richard DanielsonVeronica DurrantVelber Covington HarrisDouglas Page KellamSarah Perry LewisJeremy Layne MillerEvelyn Gudrun OrtolaniSylvia Victorina PerryDuane W. PhillipsLarry Arthur RayBrittany A Russell-TaylorPaul Eugene Sutton, IIAndrew Ross TruittLaura Eve Tsai*Carl Glen TwifordPeter Ganzel WalesSonjia M. WheatonTamyra L Whitehead

*Chief Magistrate

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Third Judicial Circuit/DistrictAlexander H. BallinMistee Nicole ColbertRichard George Hallenback, Jr.Kandace Joyce Turner-FordLeslie Pendry VanOrdenDavid Ray Whit�eldAmanda Josephine Winchester*

Fourth Judicial Circuit/DistrictEdwin Rogers Consolvo*Darron Jacob EnnsEmerald Leigh FriersonAndrew Louis GabrielAndrew Joseph GalleAmanda Lee GregoryKimberly Lynette HutsonTi�any Lynne KaczynskiRyan Johnston McLaughlinChristopher Ian MidgettRichard J. SalvadoreMichael Gerard SternbergDavid Anthony Vitto

REGION EIGHTFirst Judicial Circuit/DistrictSue Bailey BreasetteSarita D. ChandlerHeeJoon Kim HoltJoseph William KnowlesMarguerite Forker LaraiaGary E. MasonRobert Frank Noote, IV* Christie C. Turner

Fifth Judicial Circuit/DistrictAngela Lyn DesmondSean Patrick Dolan*Robert Donovan HarnessLarry Allen JacobsCaroline E. JonesNatalie Cara MartinDavid Benjamin McKaigMandy Leigh OwensSamuel Steven PerfettiElizabeth Casby Stahlman

Seventh Judicial Circuit/DistrictSherri Lynn DudleyDouglass S. HertzGregory James KalirisShane A. LacasseBarbara C. MahadyValla Vonga Olliver, II*Brandon Earl WashingtonAnna B Wogan

Eighth Judicial Circuit/DistrictKara S. AkinsThomas P. ChismanShawntina Yvette KingwoodLauren Cara MurphySara Elizabeth RowleyPhilip Warren Spratley, IIIRachel Elizabeth Welch

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY STAFFShawn Quentin BarnesDavid B. BrumitThomas Richard CahillJohn William CampbellCharles Noel CrumEdith Elizabeth Edwards-TalbotGarland Wayne FryeJonathan Elder GreenPaul Akers Gregory, Jr. Robert D. HellyerFred L. JacksonJe�rey Carson LanhamDon Errol McCown, Jr. Heather Anne PageRamanathan Michael ParanthamanJames ScorzelliCarolyn B. St. ClairCheryl Anita Thompson

Magistrates

*Chief Magistrate

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Statistical InformationIn Brief

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2012 %Change 2013 %Change 2014 %Change 2015 %Change 2016 %Change %Change 2012-2016APPEAL PETITIONSGranted Appeals of Right 10 -9.1% 3 -70.0% 11 266.7% 5 -54.5% 10 100.0% 0.0% Civil Granted 89 -11.9% 79 -11.2% 89 12.7% 79 -11.2% 95 20.3% 6.7% Criminal Granted 17 -45.2% 25 47.1% 23 -8.0% 22 -4.3% 30 36.4% 76.5% Habeas Appeals Granted 4 -20.0% 3 -25.0% 6 100.0% 6 0.0% 4 -33.3% 0.0% Cases Certified from CAV 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 2 0.0% 0.0% Certified Questions of Law Accepted 3 -25.0% 2 -33.3% 2 0.0% 1 -50.0% 1 0.0% -66.7% Remanded from U.S. Supreme Court 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%Total 123 -19.1% 112 -8.9% 131 17.0% 113 -13.7% 142 25.7% 15.4%

Refused Civil 488 -9.1% 372 -23.8% 341 -8.3% 342 0.3% 318 -7.0% -34.8% Criminal 999 -10.8% 841 -15.8% 691 -17.8% 630 -8.8% 746 18.4% -25.3% Habeas Appeals 110 -12.0% 89 -19.1% 74 -16.9% 50 -32.4% 68 36.0% -38.2%Total 1,598 -14.6% 1,302 -18.5% 1,106 -15.1% 1,022 -7.6% 1,132 10.8% -29.2%

Total Granted/Refused 1,721 -15.0% 1,414 -17.8% 1,237 -12.5% 1,135 -8.2% 1,274 12.2% -26.0%

ORIGINAL JURISDICTION PETITIONSDocketed 3 200.0% 1 -66.7% 0 -100.0% 1 0.0% 1 100.0% -66.7%

Awarded Writ of Habeas Corpus 14 -44.0% 12 -14.3% 9 -25.0% 11 22.2% 8 -27.3% -42.9% Writ of Mandamus 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% Writ of Prohibition 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0% Writ of Actual Innocence 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0.0%Total 15 -44.4% 13 -13.3% 9 -30.8% 11 22.2% 8 -27.3% -46.7%

Refused Writ of Habeas Corpus 284 -12.3% 218 -23.2% 161 -26.1% 147 -8.7% 113 -23.1% -60.2% Writ of Mandamus 81 17.4% 77 -4.9% 45 -41.6% 57 26.7% 76 33.3% -6.2% Writ of Prohibition 2 -75.0% 4 100.0% 5 25.0% 6 20.0% 5 -16.7% 150.0% Writ of Actual Innocence 7 40.0% 1 -85.7% 5 400.0% 1 -80.0% 1 0.0% -85.7%Total 374 -7.9% 300 -19.8% 216 -28.0% 211 -2.3% 195 -7.6% -47.9%

Total Docketed, Awarded, and Refused 392 -9.7% 314 -19.9% 225 -28.3% 223 -0.9% 204 -8.5% -48.0%

SUMMARYGrand Total of Cases Decided 2,113 -14.0% 1,728 -18.2% 1,462 -15.4% 1,358 -7.1% 1,478 8.8% -30.1%

Total Petitions Filed Annually 2,216 -5.0% 2,050 -7.5% 1,918 -6.4% 1,996 4.1% 1,852 -7.2% -16.4%

Table 5Supreme Court of VirginiaStatistical History 2011-2016

Statistical Information

SCV Case Types Filed

SCV Case Types 2012 %Change 2013 %Change 2014 %Change 2015 %Change 2016 %Change %Change 2012-2016Actual Innocence 7 75.0% 1 -85.7% 5 400.0% 2 -60.0% 3 50.0% -57.1%Certified Questions of Law 3 -50.0% 3 0.0% 1 -66.7% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% -66.7%Civil 600 0.0% 542 -9.7% 578 6.6% 547 -5.4% 569 4.0% -5.2%Commonwealth Appeals 6 100.0% 5 -16.7% 6 20.0% 2 -66.7% 9 350.0% 50.0%Criminal 1016 -9.3% 874 -14.0% 810 -7.3% 974 20.2% 776 -20.3% -23.6%Death Penalty 1 -66.7% 0 -100.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0% -100.0%Disciplinary Board 4 0.0% 0 -100.0% 3 0.0% 3 300.0% 2 -33.3% -50.0%Disciplinary Court 2 -33.3% 1 -50.0% 1 0.0% 1 0.0% 0 -100.0% -100.0%Habeas Corpus Appeals 124 4.2% 130 4.8% 113 -13.1% 92 -18.6% 114 23.9% -8.1%Injunction Appeals 7 -46.2% 8 14.3% 9 12.5% 12 33.3% 10 -16.7% 42.9%Interlocutory Appeals 3 0.0% 0 300.0% 2 0.0% 0 -200.0% 2 0.0% -33.3%Other 12 0.0% 27 0.0% 27 0.0% 25 -7.4% 21 -16.0% 75.0%State Corporation Commission 3 50.0% 5 66.7% 6 20.0% 4 -33.3% 9 125.0% 200.0%Workers' Compensation 7 -56.3% 14 100.0% 8 -42.9% 10 25.0% 9 -10.0% 28.6%Writ of Habeas Corpus 317 -11.5% 330 4.1% 266 -19.4% 253 -4.9% 218 -13.8% -31.2%Writ of Mandamus 99 30.3% 105 6.1% 72 -31.4% 64 -11.1% 105 64.1% 6.1%Writ of Prohibition 5 -16.7% 5 0.0% 11 120.0% 6 -45.5% 4 -33.3% -20.0%Totals 2,216 -5.0% 2,050 -7.5% 1,918 -6.4% 1,996 4.1% 1,852 -7.2% -16.4%

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2011-2016 Criminal Petitions

Statistical Information

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Cases Filed 2012 %Change 2013 %Change 2014 %Change 2015 %Change 2016 %Change %Change 2012-2016Criminal Petitions* 1,751 -9.3% 1,806 3.1% 1,747 -3.3% 1,512 -13.5% 1,555 2.8% -11.2%Domestic Relations 268 -3.9% 251 -6.3% 242 -3.6% 236 -2.5% 250 5.9% -6.7%Workers' Compensation Commission 122 -30.7% 196 60.7% 145 -26.0% 101 -30.3% 90 -10.9% -26.2%Administrative Agency 33 6.5% 33 0.0% 23 -30.3% 17 -26.1% 19 11.8% -42.4%Original Jurisdiction 39 -2.5% 42 7.7% 31 -26.2% 27 -12.9% 36 33.3% -7.7%No Jurisdiction ** 113 -8.1% 117 3.5% 124 6.0% 132 6.5% 135 2.3% 19.5%Other *** 30 -14.3% 26 -13.3% 38 46.2% 48 26.3% 39 -18.8% 30.0%Total 2,356 -9.9% 2,471 4.9% 2,350 -4.9% 2,073 -11.8% 2,124 2.5% -9.8%Final DispositionsNon-Criminal 606 -9.0% 623 2.8% 630 1.1% 539 -14.4% 569 5.6% -6.1%Criminal 1,869 -7.5% 1,779 -4.8% 1,652 -7.1% 1,767 7.0% 1,583 -10.4% -15.3%Total 2,475 -7.9% 2,402 -2.9% 2,282 -5.0% 2,306 1.1% 2,152 -6.7% -13.1%Disposition of AppealsPublished Opinions 121 37.5% 78 -35.5% 76 -2.6% 88 15.8% 66 -25.0% -45.5%Unpublished Opinions 284 -13.1% 300 5.6% 327 9.0% 295 -9.8% 288 -2.4% 1.4%Orders 369 -5.6% 374 1.4% 382 2.1% 316 -17.3% 368 16.5% -0.3%Total 774 -4.0% 752 -2.8% 785 4.4% 699 -11.0% 722 3.3% -6.7%Cases Appealed to the Supreme Court of Virginia 1,092 -8.2% 956 -12.5% 881 -7.8% 1,058 20.1% 851 -19.6% -22.1%Criminal PetitionsFiled 1,753 -9.5% 1,808 3.1% 1,754 -3.0% 1,517 -13.5% 1,555 2.5% -11.3%Granted 210 18.6% 180 -14.3% 157 -12.8% 189 20.4% 192 1.6% -8.6%Refused/Dismissed/Other 1,668 -9.7% 1,585 -5.0% 1,454 -8.3% 1,548 6.5% 1,346 -13.0% -19.3%Percent Granted 11.2 10.2 9.7 10.88 12.48Pre-Trial Petitions Filed by CommonwealthFiled 24 14.3% 13 -45.8% 20 53.8% 28 40.0% 15 -46.4% -37.5%Granted 12 33.3% 6 -50.0% 8 33.3% 15 87.5% 7 -53.3% -41.7%Refused/Dismissed/Other 10 -28.6% 12 20.0% 5 -58.3% 9 80.0% 9 0.0% -10.0%Original JurisdictionFiled Habeas Corpus 6 -14.3% 6 0.0% 4 -33.3% 3 -25.0% 4 33.3% -33.3% Mandamus/Prohibition 9 -35.7% 9 0.0% 10 11.1% 8 -20.0% 11 37.5% 22.2% Actual Innocence 24 26.3% 27 12.5% 17 -37.0% 16 -5.9% 21 31.3% -12.5%Total 39 -2.5% 42 7.7% 31 -26.2% 27 -12.9% 36 33.3% -7.7%

Disposed Habeas Corpus 4 -50.0% 6 50.0% 6 0.0% 3 -50.0% 4 33.3% 0.0% Mandamus/Prohibition 8 -57.9% 10 25.0% 3 -70.0% 13 333.3% 9 -30.8% 12.5% Actual Innocence 21 -8.7% 26 23.8% 20 -23.1% 16 -20.0% 20 25.0% -4.8%Total 33 -34.0% 42 27.3% 29 -31.0% 32 10.3% 33 3.1% 0.0%Appeals of RightFiled Domestic Relations 268 -3.9% 251 -6.3% 242 -3.6% 236 -2.5% 250 5.9% -6.7% Workers' Compensation Commission 122 -30.7% 196 60.7% 145 -26.0% 101 -30.3% 90 -10.9% -26.2% Administrative Agency 33 6.5% 33 0.0% 23 -30.3% 17 -26.1% 19 11.8% -42.4% No Jurisdiction** 113 -8.1% 117 3.5% 124 6.0% 132 6.5% 135 2.3% 19.5% Other **** 4 -55.6% 11 175.0% 11 0.0% 15 36.4% 24 60.0% 500.0% Total 540 -12.6% 608 12.6% 545 -10.4% 501 -8.1% 518 3.4% -4.1%

Total Cases Filed 2,356 -9.9% 2,471 4.9% 2,350 -4.9% 2,073 -11.8% 2,124 2.5% -9.8%Total Petitions Refused and Cases Disposed 2,475 -7.9% 2,402 -2.9% 2,282 -5.0% 2,306 1.1% 2,152 -6.7% -13.1%

Table 6Court of Appeals

Statistical History 2011-2016

Statistical Information

*Does not include contempt. ** These are cases over which the Court of Appeals does not have jurisdiction and which are candidates for transfer to the Supreme Court of Virginia, pursuant to Code § 8.01-677.1. Prior to 1995, these cases were counted under the “Administrative Agency” category. ***Includes concealed weapons applications, appeals by the Commonwealth before the end of trials and contempt.

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Trial Court Caseload StatisticsTable 7

Circuit Courts 2007-2016 Historical Summary

Statistical Information

*Does not include Alexandria (18th) and Fairfax (19th) circuit court data. Note: Starting in 2015, special case activities including concealed weapon permits were calculated with civil �lings causing substantial

increases to case �lings and dispositions..

Year Filings Percent Change Dispositions Percent Change

2007 297,177 2.5% 284,742 1.9%2008 291,733 -1.8% 289,095 1.5%2009 288,407 -1.1% 285,172 -1.4%2010 289,378 0.3% 279,363 -2.0%2011 283,648 -2.0% 283,432 1.5%2012 284,951 0.5% 279,084 -1.5%2013 288,066 1.1% 278,501 -0.2%2014 281,355 -2.3% 241,967 -13.1%

2015* 384,875 36.5% 362,628 49.9%2016* 397,525 3.3% 371,778 2.5%

Table 8Circuit Courts

2015-2016 Filings** by Case Category

**Totals may not match other tables due to case category calculations and regularly updated case filing information in the database.

Case Categories 2015 2016CivilAdministrative Law 428 541 Contested Divorce 8,519 8,777 Domestic and Family - Level 1 7,486 8,282 Domestic and Family - Level 2 3,926 3,929 General Civil - Level 1 1,103 979 General Civil - Level 2 13,610 13,317 General Civil - Level 3 9,045 9,158 Infraction/Civil Violation 1 - Probates/Wills and Trusts - Level 1 219 238 Probates/Wills and Trusts - Level 2 2,233 2,389 Protective Orders 245 263 Uncontested Divorce 19,660 19,567 Total 66,475 67,440

CriminalCapital Murder 52 93 Misdemeanor 39,699 41,284 Non-Capital Felonies and Related Matters 116,945 124,176 Other Criminally Related Matters 13,449 13,563 Total 170,145 179,116

OtherMiscellaneous 133,301 150,969 Other 20,490 24,266 Total 153,791 175,235

State Total 390,411 421,791

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Percent PercentYear 2015 2016 Change 2015 2016 Change

1 13,443 14,644 8.9% 13,204 13,327 0.9%2 16,988 24,015 41.4% 16,988 15,847 -6.7%3 9,604 8,211 -14.5% 8,918 7,853 -11.9%4 22,628 22,687 0.3% 22,743 22,142 -2.6%5 8,957 9,460 5.6% 8,737 9,623 10.1%6 5,842 6,223 6.5% 5,458 5,954 9.1%7 9,461 8,987 -5.0% 8,579 8,563 -0.2%8 7,632 7,730 1.3% 6,078 6,540 7.6%9 12,791 14,010 9.5% 11,506 12,614 9.6%

10 10,114 9,860 -2.5% 10,017 9,782 -2.3%11 6,649 7,145 7.5% 6,677 6,773 1.4%12 16,345 17,891 9.5% 15,590 17,449 11.9%13 14,412 12,396 -14.0% 13,853 11,396 -17.7%14 12,125 12,471 2.9% 11,446 11,421 -0.2%15 30,720 32,285 5.1% 28,984 30,086 3.8%16 15,739 15,818 0.5% 14,014 14,004 -0.1%17 9,647 8,546 -11.4% 7,787 7,698 -1.1%18 5,236 6,897 31.7% 5,097 5,409 6.1%19 28,718 28,618 -0.3% 25,837 27,830 7.7%20 14,555 13,891 -4.6% 13,544 13,897 2.6%21 6,766 7,505 10.9% 6,702 6,870 2.5%22 11,485 12,434 8.3% 10,518 12,725 21.0%23 11,089 12,138 9.5% 10,488 11,601 10.6%24 14,311 15,622 9.2% 13,931 15,549 11.6%25 14,449 15,351 6.2% 13,979 14,540 4.0%26 23,082 21,522 -6.8% 22,276 20,889 -6.2%27 18,181 18,511 1.8% 16,493 17,161 4.1%28 8,147 8,695 6.7% 8,147 8,310 2.0%29 12,616 13,224 4.8% 11,788 12,741 8.1%30 9,628 8,828 -8.3% 9,432 9,804 3.9%31 17,469 17,425 -0.3% 15,331 16,619 8.4%

State 418,829 433,040 3.4% 394,142 405,017 2.8%Urban 194,797 167,141 -14.2% 139,114 134,609 -3.2%Rural 224,032 265,899 18.7% 255,028 270,408 6.0%

Total DispositionsTotal Filings

Table 9Circuit Courts

2015-2016 Percent Changes in Filings and Dispositions

Statistical Information

Note: Starting in 2015, special case activities including concealed weapon permits were calculated with civil �lings causing substantial increases in �lings and dispositions. In 2016, there were two circuit courts--Alexandria (18th) and Fairfax (19th)--that did not use the Courts Automated Information System - Case Management System (CAIS-CMS). These courts transmitted their own manually- or electronically-tabulated data.

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General District Courts2007-2016 Historical Summary

Percent PercentYear Filings Change Dispositions Change

2007 3,294,759 2.4% 3,314,096 2.4%2008 3,363,593 2.1% 3,385,946 2.2%2009 3,419,971 1.7% 3,437,902 1.5%2010 3,265,992 -4.5% 3,289,278 -4.3%2011 3,180,260 -2.6% 3,208,211 -2.5%2012 3,087,041 -2.9% 3,109,841 -3.1%2013 3,047,674 -1.3% 3,059,644 -1.6%2014 3,004,109 -1.4% 3,012,512 -1.5%2015 2,779,596 -7.5% 2,798,156 -7.1%2016 2,691,775 -3.2% 2,709,436 -3.2%

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Trends In Filings(Cases in thousands)

Criminal Cases Traffic Cases Civil CasesPercent Percent Percent

Year Filings Change Filings Change Filings Change2007 395,515 0.6% 1,985,315 2.5% 913,929 3.0%2008 398,402 0.7% 2,019,786 1.7% 945,405 3.4%2009 385,488 -3.2% 2,114,404 4.7% 920,079 -2.7%2010 385,633 0.0% 2,046,254 -3.2% 834,105 -9.3%2011 403,052 4.5% 1,935,280 -5.4% 841,928 0.9%2012 404,575 0.4% 1,871,374 -3.3% 811,092 -3.7%2013 394,673 -2.4% 1,868,859 -0.1% 784,142 -3.3%2014 388,006 -1.7% 1,886,749 1.0% 729,354 -7.0%2015 359,173 -7.4% 1,699,529 -9.9% 720,894 -1.2%2016 351,180 -2.2% 1,608,093 -5.4% 732,502 1.6%

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Statistical Information

Percent PercentDistrict 2014 2015 Change 2014 2015 Change

1 99,149 93,549 -5.6% 98,960 93,649 -5.4%2 162,670 152,339 -6.4% 162,725 155,076 -4.7%

2A 34,464 35,588 3.3% 34,522 35,528 2.9%3 41,004 42,690 4.1% 41,016 43,193 5.3%4 112,684 114,536 1.6% 115,674 115,486 -0.2%5 69,278 69,950 1.0% 69,442 70,007 0.8%6 121,524 113,094 -6.9% 119,792 113,547 -5.2%7 85,146 70,166 -17.6% 85,575 71,530 -16.4%8 68,754 62,773 -8.7% 68,980 62,819 -8.9%9 83,943 70,516 -16.0% 84,143 71,068 -15.5%

10 65,874 58,264 -11.6% 65,477 58,690 -10.4%11 52,795 51,238 -2.9% 53,351 51,483 -3.5%12 118,478 106,038 -10.5% 119,628 107,705 -10.0%13 132,200 129,768 -1.8% 132,368 131,386 -0.7%14 111,244 107,857 -3.0% 111,068 107,891 -2.9%15 195,999 167,800 -14.4% 198,406 168,265 -15.2%16 99,504 86,590 -13.0% 99,458 87,021 -12.5%17 75,453 69,163 -8.3% 76,576 70,084 -8.5%18 32,559 29,775 -8.6% 33,019 29,873 -9.5%19 340,786 302,697 -11.2% 337,170 304,649 -9.6%20 86,395 81,235 -6.0% 86,377 80,876 -6.4%21 26,024 23,980 -7.9% 25,964 23,982 -7.6%22 49,125 47,580 -3.1% 49,281 47,671 -3.3%23 87,487 76,500 -12.6% 88,790 78,505 -11.6%24 74,257 66,133 -10.9% 74,411 67,258 -9.6%25 88,041 80,998 -8.0% 88,214 81,536 -7.6%26 124,196 118,077 -4.9% 124,198 118,311 -4.7%27 130,040 126,645 -2.6% 131,069 126,308 -3.6%28 57,822 53,599 -7.3% 58,340 53,651 -8.0%29 37,775 35,177 -6.9% 38,477 35,501 -7.7%30 29,379 28,104 -4.3% 29,385 28,274 -3.8%31 110,060 107,177 -2.6% 110,656 107,333 -3.0%

State 3,004,109 2,779,596 -7.5% 3,012,512 2,798,156 -7.1%Urban 1,604,382 1,465,028 -8.7% 1,607,265 1,493,831 -7.1%Rural 1,399,727 1,314,568 -6.1% 1,405,247 1,304,325 -7.2%

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Table 11General District Courts

2015-2016 Percent Changes in Filings and Dispositions

Percent PercentDistrict 2015 2016 Change 2015 2016 Change

1 93,549 90,183 -3.6% 93,649 90,565 -3.3%2 152,339 147,660 -3.1% 155,076 154,843 -0.2%

2A 35,588 33,669 -5.4% 35,528 33,503 -5.7%3 42,690 35,899 -15.9% 43,193 36,776 -14.9%4 114,536 111,483 -2.7% 115,486 112,354 -2.7%5 69,950 60,035 -14.2% 70,007 60,404 -13.7%6 113,094 105,831 -6.4% 113,547 104,859 -7.7%7 70,166 67,274 -4.1% 71,530 67,553 -5.6%8 62,773 56,662 -9.7% 62,819 57,293 -8.8%9 70,516 69,787 -1.0% 71,068 71,066 0.0%

10 58,264 54,681 -6.1% 58,690 54,919 -6.4%11 51,238 49,965 -2.5% 51,483 50,462 -2.0%12 106,038 94,800 -10.6% 107,705 96,177 -10.7%13 129,768 134,344 3.5% 131,386 136,433 3.8%14 107,857 102,874 -4.6% 107,891 103,029 -4.5%15 167,800 157,762 -6.0% 168,265 158,321 -5.9%16 86,590 92,184 6.5% 87,021 92,436 6.2%17 69,163 56,398 -18.5% 70,084 57,065 -18.6%18 29,775 34,087 14.5% 29,873 34,607 15.8%19 302,697 322,708 6.6% 304,649 319,399 4.8%20 81,235 78,172 -3.8% 80,876 77,862 -3.7%21 23,980 22,374 -6.7% 23,982 22,202 -7.4%22 47,580 41,545 -12.7% 47,671 42,090 -11.7%23 76,500 72,282 -5.5% 78,505 74,514 -5.1%24 66,133 64,147 -3.0% 67,258 64,083 -4.7%25 80,998 75,960 -6.2% 81,536 75,389 -7.5%26 118,077 114,267 -3.2% 118,311 114,788 -3.0%27 126,645 120,364 -5.0% 126,308 120,553 -4.6%28 53,599 53,083 -1.0% 53,651 53,316 -0.6%29 35,177 34,352 -2.3% 35,501 35,168 -0.9%30 28,104 27,015 -3.9% 28,274 26,923 -4.8%31 107,177 109,928 2.6% 107,333 110,484 2.9%

State 2,779,596 2,691,775 -3.2% 2,798,156 2,709,436 -3.2%Urban 1,484,516 1,436,582 -3.2% 1,493,831 1,473,762 -1.3%Rural 1,295,080 1,255,193 -3.1% 1,304,325 1,235,674 -5.3%

Filings Dispositions

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Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts2007-2016 Historical Summary

Percent PercentYear Filings Change Filings Change

2007 282,585 -0.5% 253,529 1.6%2008 281,438 -0.4% 243,591 -3.9%2009 269,727 -4.2% 243,264 -0.1%2010 256,290 -5.0% 246,001 1.1%2011 255,974 -0.1% 244,950 -0.4%2012 256,966 0.4% 247,098 0.9%2013 248,082 -3.5% 235,599 -4.7%2014 246,078 -0.8% 230,140 -2.3%2015 246,351 0.1% 221,927 -3.6%2016 245,209 -0.5% 260,265 17.3%

Juvenile Cases Adult Cases

Percent PercentYear Filings Change Disposition Change

2007 536,114 0.5% 540,234 0.0%2008 525,029 -2.1% 534,434 -1.1%2009 512,991 -2.3% 519,514 -2.8%2010 502,291 -2.1% 509,720 -1.9%2011 500,924 -0.3% 509,129 -0.1%2012 504,064 0.6% 511,145 0.4%2013 483,681 -4.0% 496,946 -2.8%2014 476,218 -1.5% 487,604 -1.9%2015 465,278 -2.3% 473,226 -2.9%2016 505,474 8.6% 497,336 5.1%

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Trends In Filings(Cases in thousands)

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Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts2015-2016 Percent Changes in Filings and Dispositions

Filings DispositionsPercent Percent

District 2015 2016 Change 2015 2016 Change

1 14,904 14,686 -1.5% 14,546 13,994 -3.8%2 26,475 28,345 7.1% 27,763 26,873 -3.2%

2A 2,879 2,873 -0.2% 2,965 2,808 -5.3%3 10,169 11,618 14.2% 10,335 11,103 7.4%4 18,091 21,446 18.5% 18,624 19,933 7.0%5 8,673 9,105 5.0% 8,965 8,904 -0.7%6 8,369 8,508 1.7% 8,442 8,218 -2.7%7 12,988 14,737 13.5% 13,349 14,587 9.3%8 11,395 12,469 9.4% 11,613 12,345 6.3%9 12,765 15,422 20.8% 12,785 15,341 20.0%

10 10,645 12,039 13.1% 10,984 11,698 6.5%11 9,105 10,275 12.9% 9,365 9,727 3.9%12 21,145 22,680 7.3% 21,559 22,411 4.0%13 15,757 18,731 18.9% 15,718 18,247 16.1%14 18,563 19,904 7.2% 19,217 19,684 2.4%15 33,913 36,500 7.6% 34,148 36,155 5.9%16 19,606 21,718 10.8% 19,576 21,509 9.9%17 4,375 4,811 10.0% 4,473 4,717 5.5%18 5,085 5,656 11.2% 5,192 5,615 8.1%19 30,200 31,179 3.2% 30,856 32,459 5.2%20 10,718 10,962 2.3% 10,917 11,145 2.1%21 7,875 8,308 5.5% 7,904 8,510 7.7%22 13,544 13,612 0.5% 13,791 13,459 -2.4%23 16,683 18,787 12.6% 16,781 18,540 10.5%24 18,728 21,165 13.0% 18,855 20,803 10.3%25 16,396 17,325 5.7% 16,357 17,302 5.8%26 24,162 25,922 7.3% 24,533 25,736 4.9%27 16,651 18,032 8.3% 16,910 18,255 8.0%28 9,074 9,836 8.4% 9,196 9,677 5.2%29 9,937 10,901 9.7% 10,122 10,452 3.3%30 7,410 7,616 2.8% 7,565 7,365 -2.6%31 18,998 20,306 6.9% 19,820 19,764 -0.3%

State 465,278 505,474 8.6% 473,226 497,336 5.1%Urban 224,828 245,355 9.1% 229,846 240,272 4.5%Rural 240,450 260,119 8.2% 243,380 257,064 5.6%

Percent PercentDistrict 2014 2015 Change 2014 2015 Change

1 99,149 93,549 -5.6% 98,960 93,649 -5.4%2 162,670 152,339 -6.4% 162,725 155,076 -4.7%

2A 34,464 35,588 3.3% 34,522 35,528 2.9%3 41,004 42,690 4.1% 41,016 43,193 5.3%4 112,684 114,536 1.6% 115,674 115,486 -0.2%5 69,278 69,950 1.0% 69,442 70,007 0.8%6 121,524 113,094 -6.9% 119,792 113,547 -5.2%7 85,146 70,166 -17.6% 85,575 71,530 -16.4%8 68,754 62,773 -8.7% 68,980 62,819 -8.9%9 83,943 70,516 -16.0% 84,143 71,068 -15.5%

10 65,874 58,264 -11.6% 65,477 58,690 -10.4%11 52,795 51,238 -2.9% 53,351 51,483 -3.5%12 118,478 106,038 -10.5% 119,628 107,705 -10.0%13 132,200 129,768 -1.8% 132,368 131,386 -0.7%14 111,244 107,857 -3.0% 111,068 107,891 -2.9%15 195,999 167,800 -14.4% 198,406 168,265 -15.2%16 99,504 86,590 -13.0% 99,458 87,021 -12.5%17 75,453 69,163 -8.3% 76,576 70,084 -8.5%18 32,559 29,775 -8.6% 33,019 29,873 -9.5%19 340,786 302,697 -11.2% 337,170 304,649 -9.6%20 86,395 81,235 -6.0% 86,377 80,876 -6.4%21 26,024 23,980 -7.9% 25,964 23,982 -7.6%22 49,125 47,580 -3.1% 49,281 47,671 -3.3%23 87,487 76,500 -12.6% 88,790 78,505 -11.6%24 74,257 66,133 -10.9% 74,411 67,258 -9.6%25 88,041 80,998 -8.0% 88,214 81,536 -7.6%26 124,196 118,077 -4.9% 124,198 118,311 -4.7%27 130,040 126,645 -2.6% 131,069 126,308 -3.6%28 57,822 53,599 -7.3% 58,340 53,651 -8.0%29 37,775 35,177 -6.9% 38,477 35,501 -7.7%30 29,379 28,104 -4.3% 29,385 28,274 -3.8%31 110,060 107,177 -2.6% 110,656 107,333 -3.0%

State 3,004,109 2,779,596 -7.5% 3,012,512 2,798,156 -7.1%Urban 1,604,382 1,465,028 -8.7% 1,607,265 1,493,831 -7.1%Rural 1,399,727 1,314,568 -6.1% 1,405,247 1,304,325 -7.2%

Filings Dispositions

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Magistrate System2016 Statistics

2016Bail ProcessesCommitment (DC-352) 190,734 Recognizance (DC-330) 178,470 Release (DC-353) 128,024

Arrest ProcessesFelony (DC-312) 150,228 Misdemeanor (local) (DC-315) 60,789 Misdemeanor (state) (DC-314) 201,104 Summons (DC-319) 85,558 Extradition (DC-374) 40,516 Capias (DC-361 or DC361X) 38,624 Dangerous dog (DC-396) 38,709

Protective OrdersEmergency protective order (DC-382) 18,111 Emergency protective order – family abuse (DC-626) 37,982

Mental and Medical Health ProcessesTemporary detention order (DC894A) 24,121 Temporary detention order (juvenile) (DC-895) 2,338 Emergency custody order (DC-492) 8,317 Medical – Temporary detention order (DC-490) 400 Medical – Emergency custody order (DC-488) 39

Search WarrantsSearch warrant (DC-339) 22,065 Search warrant (tracking) (DC-341) 199 Search warrant (real time location data) (DC-309) 683

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AppendixTrial Court Caseload Statistics

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Circuit Court Judgeships Civil Criminal Total Civil Criminal Total 2010 2016Percent Change

1 Chesapeake 5 7,557 7,087 14,644 6,990 6,337 13,327 222,209 240,485 8.2%

2 Accomack 9 1,047 502 1,549 1,250 406 1,656 33,164 33,330 0.5%Northampton 338 756 1,094 274 598 872 12,389 12,139 -2.0%Virginia Beach 13,482 7,890 21,372 5,510 7,809 13,319 437,994 453,628 3.6%Total 14,867 9,148 24,015 7,034 8,813 15,847 483,547 499,097 3.2%

3 Portsmouth 4 4,211 4,000 8,211 3,904 3,949 7,853 95,535 96,179 0.7%

4 Norfolk 8 14,700 7,987 22,687 14,653 7,489 22,142 242,803 247,087 1.8%

5 Isle of Wight 3 1,161 718 1,879 1,224 557 1,781 35,270 37,074 5.1%Southampton/Franklin City 847 1,062 1,909 838 1,002 1,840 27,152 26,839 -1.2%Suffolk 2,705 2,967 5,672 2,680 3,322 6,002 84,585 91,722 8.4%Total 4,713 4,747 9,460 4,742 4,881 9,623 147,007 155,635 5.9%

6 Brunswick 3 368 779 1,147 350 750 1,100 17,434 16,687 -4.3%Greensville/Emporia 234 463 697 312 531 843 18,170 17,608 -3.1%Hopewell 652 851 1,503 765 852 1,617 22,591 22,901 1.4%Prince George 1,195 799 1,994 1,123 597 1,720 35,725 36,656 2.6%Surry 235 65 300 41 61 102 7,058 6,743 -4.5%Sussex 257 325 582 267 305 572 12,087 11,745 -2.8%Total 2,941 3,282 6,223 2,858 3,096 5,954 113,065 112,340 -0.6%

7 Newport News 6 4,783 4,204 8,987 4,319 4,244 8,563 180,719 183,218 1.4%

8 Hampton 3 3,866 3,864 7,730 3,524 3,016 6,540 137,436 137,492 0.0%

9 Charles City 4 213 209 422 79 123 202 7,256 7,253 0.0%Gloucester 1,523 923 2,446 1,426 882 2,308 36,858 36,983 0.3%King & Queen 230 121 351 205 154 359 6,945 7,156 3.0%King William 613 288 901 601 239 840 15,935 16,333 2.5%Mathews 275 177 452 100 189 289 8,978 8,647 -3.7%Middlesex 377 329 706 55 258 313 10,959 11,049 0.8%New Kent 818 504 1,322 758 379 1,137 18,429 20,895 13.4%Williamsburg/James City 2,457 1,380 3,837 2,386 1,259 3,645 81,077 89,044 9.8%York/Poquoson 2,437 1,136 3,573 2,469 1,052 3,521 77,614 80,872 4.2%Total 8,943 5,067 14,010 8,079 4,535 12,614 264,051 278,232 5.4%

10 Appomattox 4 588 386 974 588 394 982 14,973 15,388 2.8%Buckingham 538 323 861 501 400 901 17,146 16,913 -1.4%Charlotte 376 303 679 379 291 670 12,586 12,316 -2.1%Cumberland 293 195 488 72 173 245 10,052 9,857 -1.9%Halifax 1,236 972 2,208 1,177 1,154 2,331 36,241 35,584 -1.8%Lunenburg 357 176 533 335 217 552 12,914 12,365 -4.3%Mecklenburg 1,058 1,581 2,639 1,043 1,486 2,529 32,727 31,347 -4.2%Prince Edward 575 903 1,478 545 1,027 1,572 23,368 23,593 1.0%Total 5,021 4,839 9,860 4,640 5,142 9,782 160,007 157,363 -1.7%

11 Amelia 3 470 274 744 466 320 786 12,690 12,856 1.3%Dinwiddie 1,000 647 1,647 997 558 1,555 28,001 28,363 1.3%Nottoway 454 444 898 461 317 778 15,853 16,106 1.6%Petersburg 942 1,372 2,314 887 1,392 2,279 32,420 32,018 -1.2%Powhatan 1,229 313 1,542 1,060 315 1,375 28,046 28,696 2.3%Total 4,095 3,050 7,145 3,871 2,902 6,773 117,010 118,039 0.9%

12 Chesterfield 6 9,497 6,549 16,046 9,276 6,554 15,830 316,236 333,963 5.6%Colonial Heights 607 1,238 1,845 303 1,316 1,619 17,411 17,312 -0.6%Total 10,104 7,787 17,891 9,579 7,870 17,449 333,647 351,275 5.3%

13 Richmond City 8 6,033 6,363 12,396 5,316 6,080 11,396 204,214 221,679 8.6%

14 Henrico 5 7,105 5,366 12,471 6,175 5,246 11,421 306,935 321,233 4.7%

15 Caroline 11 1,032 1,042 2,074 778 823 1,601 28,545 29,704 4.1%Essex 284 348 632 283 311 594 11,151 10,792 -3.2%Fredericksburg 1,430 2,342 3,772 1,278 2,121 3,399 24,286 27,025 11.3%Hanover 3,840 2,339 6,179 3,733 2,244 5,977 99,863 105,210 5.4%King George 282 871 1,153 288 796 1,084 23,584 24,724 4.8%Lancaster 382 372 754 398 321 719 11,391 11,236 -1.4%Northumberland 333 460 793 354 393 747 12,330 12,089 -2.0%Richmond County 200 292 492 185 198 383 9,254 9,029 -2.4%Spotsylvania 4,188 2,703 6,891 3,971 2,183 6,154 122,397 129,668 5.9%Stafford 4,354 4,171 8,525 4,192 4,431 8,623 128,961 141,915 10.0%Westmoreland 453 567 1,020 155 650 805 17,454 17,695 1.4%Total 16,778 15,507 32,285 15,615 14,471 30,086 489,216 519,087 6.1%

PopulationFilings Dispositions

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Circuit Court Judgeships Civil Criminal Total Civil Criminal Total 2010 2016Percent Change

PopulationFilings Dispositions

16 Albemarle 6 2,656 1,131 3,787 1,790 1,023 2,813 98,970 105,715 6.8%Charlottesville 612 929 1,541 159 962 1,121 43,475 49,071 12.9%Culpeper 1,559 887 2,446 1,591 998 2,589 46,689 49,388 5.8%Fluvanna 809 422 1,231 845 443 1,288 25,691 26,133 1.7%Goochland 796 269 1,065 816 291 1,107 21,717 22,312 2.7%Greene 684 306 990 161 341 502 18,403 19,785 7.5%Louisa 1,252 766 2,018 1,219 770 1,989 33,153 34,316 3.5%Madison 451 232 683 458 192 650 13,308 13,099 -1.6%Orange 1,225 832 2,057 1,256 689 1,945 33,481 33,777 0.9%Total 10,044 5,774 15,818 8,295 5,709 14,004 334,887 353,596 5.6%

17 Arlington/Falls Church 3 3,604 4,942 8,546 3,273 4,425 7,698 219,959 250,814 14.0%

18 Alexandria 4 139,966 159,464 13.9%

19 Fairfax County/City 15 1,104,291 1,160,547 5.1%

20 Fauquier 5 2,240 1,082 3,322 2,130 951 3,081 65,203 68,168 4.5%Loudoun 7,925 2,280 10,205 7,961 2,508 10,469 312,311 385,327 23.4%Rappahannock 264 100 364 269 78 347 7,373 7,308 -0.9%Total 10,429 3,462 13,891 10,360 3,537 13,897 384,887 460,803 19.7%

21 Henry 2 2,130 2,082 4,212 2,027 1,814 3,841 54,151 52,352 -3.3%Martinsville 300 1,065 1,365 278 1,027 1,305 13,821 13,544 -2.0%Patrick 835 1,093 1,928 854 870 1,724 18,490 18,039 -2.4%Total 3,265 4,240 7,505 3,159 3,711 6,870 86,462 83,935 -2.9%

22 Danville 5 1,305 3,099 4,404 1,181 3,321 4,502 43,055 41,967 -2.5%Franklin County 1,948 1,904 3,852 1,999 2,060 4,059 56,159 56,205 0.1%Pittsylvania 2,673 1,505 4,178 2,728 1,436 4,164 63,506 62,614 -1.4%Total 5,926 6,508 12,434 5,908 6,817 12,725 162,720 160,786 -1.2%

23 Roanoke City 5 2,845 2,557 5,402 2,756 2,505 5,261 97,032 99,644 2.7%Roanoke County 3,016 2,018 5,034 3,131 1,714 4,845 92,376 93,924 1.7%Salem 791 911 1,702 766 729 1,495 24,802 25,476 2.7%Total 6,652 5,486 12,138 6,653 4,948 11,601 214,210 219,044 2.3%

24 Amherst 5 1,072 822 1,894 1,002 823 1,825 32,353 32,140 -0.7%Bedford County/City 3,324 1,146 4,470 3,424 1,055 4,479 74,874 77,465 3.5%Campbell 2,231 1,139 3,370 2,302 1,227 3,529 54,842 55,562 1.3%Lynchburg 2,507 2,390 4,897 2,256 2,592 4,848 75,568 79,531 5.2%Nelson 539 452 991 540 328 868 15,020 14,835 -1.2%Total 9,673 5,949 15,622 9,524 6,025 15,549 252,657 259,533 2.7%

25 Alleghany/Covington 5 747 1,128 1,875 801 1,046 1,847 22,211 21,526 -3.1%Augusta 2,650 1,563 4,213 2,541 1,432 3,973 73,750 74,809 1.4%Bath 218 104 322 273 110 383 4,731 4,652 -1.7%Botetourt 1,327 947 2,274 1,375 797 2,172 33,148 33,176 0.1%Buena Vista 221 256 477 203 249 452 6,650 6,502 -2.2%Craig 251 69 320 231 48 279 5,190 5,216 0.5%Highland 93 63 156 93 42 135 2,321 2,300 -0.9%Lexington/Rockbridge 975 1,365 2,340 891 1,155 2,046 29,349 29,542 0.7%Staunton 652 1,068 1,720 692 1,027 1,719 23,746 24,453 3.0%Waynesboro 935 719 1,654 896 638 1,534 21,006 21,837 4.0%Total 8,069 7,282 15,351 7,996 6,544 14,540 222,102 224,013 0.9%

26 Clarke 8 474 282 756 385 233 618 14,034 14,240 1.5%Frederick 2,554 2,112 4,666 2,665 2,122 4,787 78,305 83,998 7.3%Page 778 1,226 2,004 770 1,150 1,920 24,042 23,586 -1.9%Rockingham/Harrisonburg 3,348 2,813 6,161 3,175 2,856 6,031 125,228 133,959 7.0%Shenandoah 1,448 1,357 2,805 1,329 1,042 2,371 41,993 41,938 -0.1%Warren 1,724 1,164 2,888 1,730 1,146 2,876 37,575 39,181 4.3%Winchester 704 1,538 2,242 656 1,630 2,286 26,203 27,531 5.1%Total 11,030 10,492 21,522 10,710 10,179 20,889 347,380 364,433 4.9%

27 Bland 7 338 148 486 302 139 441 6,824 6,571 -3.7%Carroll/Galax 1,464 1,345 2,809 1,448 1,142 2,590 37,084 35,903 -3.2%Floyd 603 358 961 667 287 954 15,279 15,321 0.3%Giles 693 574 1,267 608 818 1,426 17,286 17,024 -1.5%Grayson 798 651 1,449 232 600 832 15,533 15,926 2.5%Montgomery 2,434 2,272 4,706 2,113 2,126 4,239 94,392 98,509 4.4%Pulaski 1,353 1,635 2,988 1,428 1,498 2,926 34,872 34,577 -0.8%Radford 409 695 1,104 367 721 1,088 16,408 17,228 5.0%Wythe 1,345 1,396 2,741 1,306 1,359 2,665 29,235 28,462 -2.6%Total 9,437 9,074 18,511 8,471 8,690 17,161 266,913 269,521 1.0%

28 Bristol 4 728 1,268 1,996 697 1,341 2,038 17,835 17,669 -0.9%Smyth 1,256 1,290 2,546 1,247 1,217 2,464 32,208 31,052 -3.6%Washington 2,182 1,971 4,153 2,263 1,545 3,808 54,876 53,410 -2.7%Total 4,166 4,529 8,695 4,207 4,103 8,310 104,919 102,131 -2.7%

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Circuit Court Judgeships Civil Criminal Total Civil Criminal Total 2010 2016Percent Change

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29 Buchanan 5 1,015 1,348 2,363 994 1,361 2,355 24,098 22,473 -6.7%Dickenson 610 678 1,288 596 627 1,223 15,903 14,996 -5.7%Russell 1,379 1,801 3,180 1,458 1,709 3,167 28,897 27,697 -4.2%Tazewell 2,021 4,372 6,393 1,916 4,080 5,996 45,078 43,369 -3.8%Total 5,025 8,199 13,224 4,964 7,777 12,741 113,976 108,535 -4.8%

30 Lee 4 909 1,356 2,265 918 1,176 2,094 25,587 24,653 -3.7%Scott 1,034 1,336 2,370 1,082 1,785 2,867 23,177 22,733 -1.9%Wise/Norton 1,660 2,533 4,193 1,579 3,264 4,843 45,410 43,358 -4.5%Total 3,603 5,225 8,828 3,579 6,225 9,804 94,174 90,744 -3.6%

31Prince William/Manassas/ Manassas Park 6 11,769 5,656 17,425 10,633 5,986 16,619 454,096 505,468 11.3%

State 171 218,409 179,116 397,525 199,031 172,747 371,778 8,001,024 8,411,808 5.1%

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Starting in 2015, special case activities including concealed weapon permits were calculated with civil �l-ings. In 2016, there were two circuit courts--Alexandria (18th) and Fairfax (19th)--that did not use the Courts Automated Information System - Case Management System (CAIS-CMS). These courts transmitted their own manually- or electronically-tabulated data.

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2016 General District Courts

Judicial District Court Criminal Traffic Civil Total Criminal Traffic Civil Total

1 Chesapeake 8,889 42,480 38,814 90,183 8,873 43,019 38,673 90,565

2 Virginia Beach 16,165 65,531 65,964 147,660 16,748 71,942 66,153 154,843

2A Accomack 1,501 8,485 4,051 14,037 1,470 8,542 4,052 14,064Northampton 875 17,856 901 19,632 864 17,686 889 19,439Total 2,376 26,341 4,952 33,669 2,334 26,228 4,941 33,503

3 Portsmouth 5,950 12,651 17,298 35,899 6,133 13,343 17,300 36,776

4 NorfolkNorfolk-Criminal 14,072 207 0 14,279 14,266 204 0 14,470Norfolk-Traffic 1,599 33,300 0 34,899 1,710 34,003 0 35,713Norfolk-Civil 0 0 62,305 62,305 0 0 62,171 62,171Total 15,671 33,507 62,305 111,483 15,976 34,207 62,171 112,354

5 Franklin City 616 900 1,767 3,283 764 931 1,738 3,433Isle of Wight 1,844 12,131 1,821 15,796 1,748 12,091 1,851 15,690Southampton 683 16,817 788 18,288 689 16,894 789 18,372Suffolk 3,249 9,956 9,463 22,668 3,233 10,185 9,491 22,909Total 6,392 39,804 13,839 60,035 6,434 40,101 13,869 60,404

6 Brunswick 549 20,080 565 21,194 616 19,889 565 21,070Emporia 760 9,573 1,823 12,156 718 9,677 1,828 12,223Greensville 472 17,571 736 18,779 511 17,587 732 18,830Hopewell 1,994 17,182 3,450 22,626 1,937 16,651 3,388 21,976Prince George 1,128 8,694 2,427 12,249 1,159 8,536 2,434 12,129Surry 238 1,221 192 1,651 248 1,189 202 1,639Sussex 400 16,385 391 17,176 429 16,193 370 16,992Total 5,541 90,706 9,584 105,831 5,618 89,722 9,519 104,859

7 Newport NewsNewport News-Criminal 8,131 539 81 8,751 8,042 551 66 8,659Newport News-Traffic 1,229 23,059 364 24,652 1,249 23,253 353 24,855Newport News-Civil 1,431 0 32,440 33,871 1,450 0 32,589 34,039Total 10,791 23,598 32,885 67,274 10,741 23,804 33,008 67,553

8 Hampton 7,655 27,759 21,248 56,662 7,684 28,250 21,359 57,293

9 Charles City 210 656 198 1,064 223 691 197 1,111Gloucester 1,641 10,129 1,886 13,656 1,740 11,101 1,891 14,732King & Queen 697 3,210 223 4,130 735 3,247 213 4,195King William 639 2,418 1,290 4,347 701 2,442 1,266 4,409Mathews 352 901 221 1,474 354 893 225 1,472Middlesex 444 773 366 1,583 489 778 354 1,621New Kent 830 6,246 2,264 9,340 824 6,421 2,204 9,449Williamsburg/James City 3,420 9,144 4,026 16,590 3,346 9,216 4,057 16,619York/Poquoson 2,949 10,466 4,188 17,603 2,851 10,411 4,196 17,458Total 11,182 43,943 14,662 69,787 11,263 45,200 14,603 71,066

10 Appomattox 755 2,075 1,115 3,945 750 2,116 1,126 3,992Buckingham 603 2,953 596 4,152 702 3,040 579 4,321Charlotte 452 3,844 441 4,737 498 3,763 443 4,704Cumberland 443 3,801 443 4,687 440 3,814 441 4,695Halifax 1,741 7,562 2,718 12,021 1,749 7,523 2,630 11,902Lunenburg 350 2,353 389 3,092 373 2,380 393 3,146Mecklenburg 1,305 8,965 3,307 13,577 1,377 8,920 3,300 13,597Prince Edward 1,501 5,160 1,809 8,470 1,618 5,186 1,758 8,562Total 7,150 36,713 10,818 54,681 7,507 36,742 10,670 54,919

11 Amelia 340 3,442 348 4,130 327 3,393 341 4,061Dinwiddie 1,284 9,180 1,601 12,065 1,353 9,480 1,616 12,449Nottoway 681 3,941 708 5,330 702 3,903 701 5,306Petersburg 2,646 10,275 9,095 22,016 2,751 10,326 9,170 22,247Powhatan 916 4,767 741 6,424 924 4,738 737 6,399Total 5,867 31,605 12,493 49,965 6,057 31,840 12,565 50,462

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12 Chesterfield 12,112 43,016 28,972 84,100 12,414 43,763 29,276 85,453Colonial Heights 3,052 5,461 2,187 10,700 3,147 5,461 2,116 10,724Total 15,164 48,477 31,159 94,800 15,561 49,224 31,392 96,177

13 Richmond CityRichmond-John Marshall 2,315 47,538 307 50,160 2,065 48,847 298 51,210Richmond-Manchester 4,411 2,985 404 7,800 4,949 3,256 411 8,616Richmond-Civil 0 0 64,894 64,894 0 0 65,077 65,077Richmond-Marsh 9,165 1,296 1,029 11,490 9,744 756 1,030 11,530Total 15,891 51,819 66,634 134,344 16,758 52,859 66,816 136,433

14 Henrico 14,993 52,311 35,570 102,874 14,241 52,547 36,241 103,029

15 Caroline 1,947 12,278 1,356 15,581 1,949 12,469 1,345 15,763Essex 822 5,943 1,066 7,831 838 6,049 1,093 7,980Frederickburg 2,636 3,920 18,709 25,265 2,616 3,950 18,656 25,222Hanover 4,272 17,225 5,021 26,518 4,134 17,370 5,020 26,524King George 974 6,183 810 7,967 1,026 6,280 822 8,128Lancaster 482 1,681 602 2,765 492 1,668 587 2,747Northumberland 902 1,730 412 3,044 875 1,730 424 3,029Richmond County 404 2,473 908 3,785 403 2,454 916 3,773Spotsylvania 5,524 14,363 8,329 28,216 5,545 14,427 8,236 28,208Stafford 6,245 17,105 7,921 31,271 6,326 17,194 7,824 31,344Westmoreland 772 3,939 808 5,519 886 3,930 787 5,603Total 24,980 86,840 45,942 157,762 25,090 87,521 45,710 158,321

16 Albemarle 2,679 12,304 8,924 23,907 2,701 12,388 8,910 23,999Charlottesville 2,488 5,719 7,428 15,635 2,493 5,794 7,374 15,661Culpeper 2,123 8,265 2,813 13,201 2,232 8,315 2,836 13,383Fluvanna 687 3,177 754 4,618 618 3,148 727 4,493Goochland 653 5,622 575 6,850 607 5,562 558 6,727Greene 767 4,222 916 5,905 746 4,248 925 5,919Louisa 1,195 4,308 1,316 6,819 1,260 4,301 1,311 6,872Madison 452 4,335 328 5,115 451 4,320 342 5,113Orange 1,059 7,482 1,593 10,134 1,118 7,516 1,635 10,269Total 12,103 55,434 24,647 92,184 12,226 55,592 24,618 92,436

17 Arlington 6,852 38,223 6,587 51,662 6,965 38,763 6,566 52,294Falls Church 327 4,148 261 4,736 370 4,134 267 4,771Total 7,179 42,371 6,848 56,398 7,335 42,897 6,833 57,065

18 Alexandria 4,351 21,638 8,098 34,087 4,617 21,866 8,124 34,607

19 Fairfax City 26,725 250,157 35,423 312,305 24,662 248,981 35,432 309,075Fairfax County 529 9,816 58 10,403 504 9,762 58 10,324Total 27,254 259,973 35,481 322,708 25,166 258,743 35,490 319,399

20 Fauquier 2,578 13,754 2,377 18,709 2,634 13,633 2,321 18,588Loudoun 7,148 38,124 10,457 55,729 7,147 38,054 10,368 55,569Rappahannock 228 3,282 224 3,734 212 3,271 222 3,705Total 9,954 55,160 13,058 78,172 9,993 54,958 12,911 77,862

21 Henry 1,881 8,109 3,629 13,619 1,804 8,100 3,616 13,520Martinsville 848 1,701 2,491 5,040 802 1,628 2,502 4,932Patrick 675 2,584 456 3,715 647 2,653 450 3,750Total 3,404 12,394 6,576 22,374 3,253 12,381 6,568 22,202

22 Danville 3,983 7,801 6,335 18,119 4,181 8,137 6,345 18,663Franklin County 2,675 6,310 2,251 11,236 2,585 6,316 2,256 11,157Pittsylvania 1,299 8,468 2,423 12,190 1,380 8,483 2,407 12,270Total 7,957 22,579 11,009 41,545 8,146 22,936 11,008 42,090

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23 Roanoke City 7,183 15,183 17,656 40,022 8,116 16,178 17,681 41,975Roanoke County 3,416 14,806 3,534 21,756 3,595 15,043 3,556 22,194Salem 1,743 6,372 2,389 10,504 1,568 6,390 2,387 10,345Total 12,342 36,361 23,579 72,282 13,279 37,611 23,624 74,514

24 Amherst 1,486 8,568 1,959 12,013 1,431 8,377 1,968 11,776Bedford County/City 2,729 7,741 3,223 13,693 2,727 7,653 3,227 13,607Campbell 1,537 6,973 3,422 11,932 1,601 6,981 3,406 11,988Lynchburg 5,409 7,914 8,769 22,092 5,566 7,989 8,800 22,355Nelson 642 3,180 595 4,417 625 3,115 617 4,357Total 11,803 34,376 17,968 64,147 11,950 34,115 18,018 64,083

25 Alleghany 1,213 5,225 1,105 7,543 1,231 5,241 1,096 7,568Augusta 2,805 10,847 2,474 16,126 2,525 10,668 2,481 15,674Bath 335 1,954 89 2,378 342 1,945 84 2,371Botetourt 1,184 13,136 899 15,219 1,203 13,053 890 15,146Buena Vista 400 1,265 296 1,961 394 1,260 295 1,949Craig 178 748 135 1,061 180 736 137 1,053Highland 91 664 100 855 91 670 100 861Lexington/Rockbridge 2,256 13,444 1,156 16,856 2,062 13,424 1,159 16,645Staunton 2,045 3,781 1,886 7,712 2,109 3,758 1,879 7,746Waynesboro 1,400 1,514 3,335 6,249 1,502 1,571 3,303 6,376Total 11,907 52,578 11,475 75,960 11,639 52,326 11,424 75,389

26 Clarke 481 5,158 423 6,062 460 5,163 413 6,036Frederick 2,833 15,508 3,244 21,585 2,938 15,506 3,252 21,696Page 1,186 3,767 1,599 6,552 1,318 3,751 1,622 6,691Rockingham/Harrisonburg 8,137 21,537 8,566 38,240 8,006 21,487 8,663 38,156Shenandoah 2,201 10,843 3,603 16,647 2,005 10,761 3,667 16,433Warren 2,014 5,109 3,921 11,044 2,145 5,250 3,924 11,319Winchester 2,748 3,308 8,081 14,137 2,936 3,334 8,187 14,457Total 19,600 65,230 29,437 114,267 19,808 65,252 29,728 114,788

27 Bland 282 9,048 147 9,477 330 9,148 145 9,623Carroll 1,577 20,355 974 22,906 1,483 20,197 975 22,655Floyd 290 1,455 394 2,139 277 1,445 395 2,117Galax 993 1,885 674 3,552 1,147 1,917 672 3,736Giles 912 6,510 870 8,292 845 6,558 877 8,280Grayson 658 1,234 599 2,491 604 1,203 597 2,404Montgomery 2,737 17,656 5,704 26,097 2,758 17,620 5,687 26,065Pulaski 2,448 8,631 1,767 12,846 2,476 8,775 1,786 13,037Radford 1,874 1,778 861 4,513 1,875 1,858 849 4,582Wythe 2,455 24,243 1,353 28,051 2,527 24,180 1,347 28,054Total 14,226 92,795 13,343 120,364 14,322 92,901 13,330 120,553

28 Bristol 1,636 7,116 1,511 10,263 1,699 7,231 1,499 10,429Smyth 2,044 15,076 2,159 19,279 2,018 15,197 2,081 19,296Washington 2,724 17,647 3,170 23,541 2,823 17,594 3,174 23,591Total 6,404 39,839 6,840 53,083 6,540 40,022 6,754 53,316

29 Buchanan 1,337 4,061 1,793 7,191 1,296 4,107 1,783 7,186Dickenson 803 1,887 677 3,367 874 1,904 647 3,425Russell 1,258 5,548 1,260 8,066 1,290 5,621 1,299 8,210Tazewell 3,309 7,585 4,834 15,728 3,691 8,043 4,613 16,347Total 6,707 19,081 8,564 34,352 7,151 19,675 8,342 35,168

30 Lee 1,468 3,456 923 5,847 1,412 3,477 941 5,830Scott 1,334 5,228 768 7,330 1,364 5,298 738 7,400Wise/Norton 2,837 8,428 2,573 13,838 2,825 8,361 2,507 13,693Total 5,639 17,112 4,264 27,015 5,601 17,136 4,186 26,923

31Prince William/Manassas/ Manassas Park 15,693 67,087 27,148 109,928 16,057 67,275 27,152 110,484

State 351,180 1,608,093 732,502 2,691,775 354,101 1,622,235 733,100 2,709,436

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1 Chesapeake 6,821 7,865 14,686 6,517 7,477 13,994 222,209 240,485 8.2%

2 Virginia Beach 12,856 15,489 28,345 12,639 14,234 26,873 437,994 453,628 3.6%

2A Accomack 947 954 1,901 940 910 1,850 33,164 33,330 0.5%Northampton 471 501 972 448 510 958 12,389 12,139 -2.0%Total 1,418 1,455 2,873 1,388 1,420 2,808 45,553 45,469 -0.2%

3 Portsmouth 4,095 7,523 11,618 4,010 7,093 11,103 95,535 96,179 0.7%

4 Norfolk 8,263 13,183 21,446 7,962 11,971 19,933 242,803 247,087 1.8%Norfolk-CriminalNorfolk-TrafficNorfolk-CivilTotal 8,263 13,183 21,446 7,962 11,971 19,933 242,803 247,087 1.8%

5 Franklin City 228 412 640 218 391 609 8,582 8,597 0.2%Isle of Wight 868 1,239 2,107 942 1,177 2,119 35,270 37,074 5.1%Southampton 440 609 1,049 485 586 1,071 18,570 18,242 -1.8%Suffolk 2,248 3,061 5,309 2,249 2,856 5,105 84,585 91,722 8.4%Total 3,784 5,321 9,105 3,894 5,010 8,904 147,007 155,635 5.9%

6 Brunswick 439 522 961 422 455 877 17,434 16,687 -4.3%Emporia 377 509 886 366 494 860 5,927 5,983 0.9%Greensville 303 365 668 318 322 640 12,243 11,625 -5.0%Hopewell 1,414 1,587 3,001 1,331 1,499 2,830 22,591 22,901 1.4%Prince George 1,009 926 1,935 1,092 896 1,988 35,725 36,656 2.6%Surry 153 215 368 158 203 361 7,058 6,743 -4.5%Sussex 320 369 689 318 344 662 12,087 11,745 -2.8%Total 4,015 4,493 8,508 4,005 4,213 8,218 113,065 112,340 -0.6%

7 Newport News 6,137 8,600 14,737 6,156 8,431 14,587 180,719 183,218 1.4%Newport News-CriminalNewport News-TrafficNewport News-CivilTotal 6,137 8,600 14,737 6,156 8,431 14,587 180,719 183,218 1.4%

8 Hampton 6,015 6,454 12,469 6,034 6,311 12,345 137,436 137,492 0.0%

9 Charles City 120 164 284 121 161 282 7,256 7,253 0.0%Gloucester 1,325 1,516 2,841 1,296 1,467 2,763 36,858 36,983 0.3%King & Queen 240 197 437 239 198 437 6,945 7,156 3.0%King William 1,028 876 1,904 1,040 868 1,908 15,935 16,333 2.5%Mathews 256 254 510 268 276 544 8,978 8,647 -3.7%Middlesex 355 405 760 348 389 737 10,959 11,049 0.8%New Kent 515 435 950 543 461 1,004 18,429 20,895 13.4%Williamsburg/James City 2,192 1,926 4,118 2,201 1,907 4,108 81,077 89,044 9.8%York/Poquoson 2,017 1,601 3,618 2,000 1,558 3,558 77,614 80,872 4.2%Total 8,048 7,374 15,422 8,056 7,285 15,341 264,051 278,232 5.4%

10 Appomattox 705 665 1,370 675 696 1,371 14,973 15,388 2.8%Buckingham 641 762 1,403 699 650 1,349 17,146 16,913 -1.4%Charlotte 397 497 894 368 476 844 12,586 12,316 -2.1%Cumberland 317 407 724 290 415 705 10,052 9,857 -1.9%Halifax 936 1,786 2,722 944 1,695 2,639 36,241 35,584 -1.8%Lunenburg 449 423 872 464 402 866 12,914 12,365 -4.3%Mecklenburg 1,201 1,477 2,678 1,167 1,465 2,632 32,727 31,347 -4.2%Prince Edward 627 749 1,376 609 683 1,292 23,368 23,593 1.0%Total 5,273 6,766 12,039 5,216 6,482 11,698 160,007 157,363 -1.7%

11 Amelia 382 403 785 375 409 784 12,690 12,856 1.3%Dinwiddie 1,038 1,131 2,169 1,026 1,063 2,089 28,001 28,363 1.3%Nottoway 566 571 1,137 549 563 1,112 15,853 16,106 1.6%Petersburg 2,185 2,617 4,802 2,158 2,208 4,366 32,420 32,018 -1.2%Powhatan 756 626 1,382 749 627 1,376 28,046 28,696 2.3%Total 4,927 5,348 10,275 4,857 4,870 9,727 117,010 118,039 0.9%

12 Chesterfield 10,490 10,223 20,713 10,428 10,116 20,544 316,236 333,963 5.6%Colonial Heights 1,019 948 1,967 954 913 1,867 17,411 17,312 -0.6%Total 11,509 11,171 22,680 11,382 11,029 22,411 333,647 351,275 5.3%

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13 Richmond City 8,000 10,731 18,731 8,112 10,135 18,247 204,214 221,679 8.6%Richmond-John MarshallRichmond-ManchesterRichmond-CivilRichmond-MarshTotal 8,000 10,731 18,731 8,112 10,135 18,247 204,214 221,679 8.6%

14 Henrico 9,093 10,811 19,904 9,315 10,369 19,684 306,935 321,233 4.7%

15 Caroline 1,341 1,576 2,917 1,287 1,543 2,830 28,545 29,704 4.1%Essex 349 420 769 357 441 798 11,151 10,792 -3.2%Frederickburg 1,476 1,286 2,762 1,479 1,284 2,763 24,286 27,025 11.3%Hanover 2,762 2,605 5,367 2,670 2,522 5,192 99,863 105,210 5.4%King George 531 506 1,037 530 468 998 23,584 24,724 4.8%Lancaster 292 520 812 329 500 829 11,391 11,236 -1.4%Northumberland 401 720 1,121 392 704 1,096 12,330 12,089 -2.0%Richmond County 232 253 485 209 255 464 9,254 9,029 -2.4%Spotsylvania 4,606 4,174 8,780 4,516 4,252 8,768 122,397 129,668 5.9%Stafford 5,566 5,426 10,992 5,552 5,446 10,998 128,961 141,915 10.0%Westmoreland 625 833 1,458 620 799 1,419 17,454 17,695 1.4%Total 18,181 18,319 36,500 17,941 18,214 36,155 489,216 519,087 6.1%

16 Albemarle 2,278 1,830 4,108 2,299 1,779 4,078 98,970 105,715 6.8%Charlottesville 1,487 1,598 3,085 1,569 1,562 3,131 43,475 49,071 12.9%Culpeper 2,191 2,166 4,357 2,259 2,208 4,467 46,689 49,388 5.8%Fluvanna 759 647 1,406 688 622 1,310 25,691 26,133 1.7%Goochland 506 324 830 526 324 850 21,717 22,312 2.7%Greene 758 571 1,329 701 578 1,279 18,403 19,785 7.5%Louisa 1,297 1,364 2,661 1,219 1,345 2,564 33,153 34,316 3.5%Madison 645 380 1,025 635 375 1,010 13,308 13,099 -1.6%Orange 1,465 1,452 2,917 1,368 1,452 2,820 33,481 33,777 0.9%Total 11,386 10,332 21,718 11,264 10,245 21,509 334,887 353,596 5.6%

17 Arlington 2,615 2,050 4,665 2,579 1,994 4,573 207,627 236,691 14.0%Falls Church 79 67 146 75 69 144 12,332 14,123 14.5%Total 2,694 2,117 4,811 2,654 2,063 4,717 219,959 250,814 14.0%

18 Alexandria 2,888 2,768 5,656 2,938 2,677 5,615 139,966 159,464 13.9%

19 Fairfax City 22,565 23,257 3.1%Fairfax County 16,820 14,359 31,179 17,719 14,740 32,459 1,081,726 1,137,290 5.1%Total 16,820 14,359 31,179 17,719 14,740 32,459 1,104,291 1,160,547 5.1%

20 Fauquier 1,714 1,368 3,082 1,783 1,363 3,146 65,203 68,168 4.5%Loudoun 3,864 3,621 7,485 3,936 3,650 7,586 312,311 385,327 23.4%Rappahannock 231 164 395 249 164 413 7,373 7,308 -0.9%Total 5,809 5,153 10,962 5,968 5,177 11,145 384,887 460,803 19.7%

21 Henry 2,147 2,800 4,947 2,181 2,888 5,069 54,151 52,352 -3.3%Martinsville 744 1,225 1,969 767 1,210 1,977 13,821 13,544 -2.0%Patrick 656 736 1,392 703 761 1,464 18,490 18,039 -2.4%Total 3,547 4,761 8,308 3,651 4,859 8,510 86,462 83,935 -2.9%

22 Danville 1,604 3,126 4,730 1,551 2,834 4,385 43,055 41,967 -2.5%Franklin County 2,214 2,326 4,540 2,233 2,291 4,524 56,159 56,205 0.1%Pittsylvania 2,427 1,915 4,342 2,626 1,924 4,550 63,506 62,614 -1.4%Total 6,245 7,367 13,612 6,410 7,049 13,459 162,720 160,786 -1.2%

23 Roanoke City 5,065 6,350 11,415 4,941 6,152 11,093 97,032 93,924 -3.2%Roanoke County 2,563 2,815 5,378 2,649 2,749 5,398 92,376 99,644 7.9%Salem 987 1,007 1,994 1,043 1,006 2,049 24,802 25,476 2.7%Total 8,615 10,172 18,787 8,633 9,907 18,540 214,210 219,044 2.3%

24 Amherst 1,546 1,592 3,138 1,411 1,561 2,972 32,353 32,140 -0.7%Bedford County/City 3,198 2,511 5,709 3,181 2,436 5,617 74,898 77,465 3.4%Campbell 1,841 2,171 4,012 1,886 2,170 4,056 54,842 55,562 1.3%Lynchburg 3,464 3,726 7,190 3,521 3,495 7,016 75,568 79,531 5.2%Nelson 469 647 1,116 478 664 1,142 15,020 14,835 -1.2%Total 10,518 10,647 21,165 10,477 10,326 20,803 252,681 259,533 2.7%

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25 Alleghany 929 1,014 1,943 868 1,039 1,907 22,211 21,526 -3.1%Augusta 2,399 2,407 4,806 2,341 2,387 4,728 73,750 74,809 1.4%Bath 130 95 225 129 94 223 4,731 4,652 -1.7%Botetourt 1,041 839 1,880 1,059 855 1,914 33,148 33,176 0.1%Buena Vista 312 306 618 380 311 691 6,650 6,502 -2.2%Craig 178 146 324 197 146 343 5,190 5,216 0.5%Highland 54 40 94 73 36 109 2,321 2,300 -0.9%Lexington/Rockbridge 1,131 945 2,076 1,148 921 2,069 29,349 29,542 0.7%Staunton 1,289 1,269 2,558 1,262 1,225 2,487 23,746 24,453 3.0%Waynesboro 1,429 1,372 2,801 1,416 1,415 2,831 21,006 21,837 4.0%Total 8,892 8,433 17,325 8,873 8,429 17,302 222,102 224,013 0.9%

26 Clarke 480 271 751 468 282 750 14,034 14,240 1.5%Frederick 3,114 2,355 5,469 3,015 2,267 5,282 78,305 83,998 7.3%Page 1,098 986 2,084 1,106 933 2,039 24,042 23,586 -1.9%Rockingham/Harrisonburg 4,090 3,683 7,773 4,297 3,690 7,987 125,228 133,959 7.0%Shenandoah 1,689 1,645 3,334 1,797 1,623 3,420 41,993 41,938 -0.1%Warren 1,880 1,807 3,687 1,779 1,739 3,518 37,575 39,181 4.3%Winchester 1,547 1,277 2,824 1,524 1,216 2,740 26,203 27,531 5.1%Total 13,898 12,024 25,922 13,986 11,750 25,736 347,380 364,433 4.9%

27 Bland 189 147 336 193 129 322 6,824 6,571 -3.7%Carroll 1,166 1,213 2,379 1,249 1,185 2,434 30,042 29,074 -3.2%Floyd 442 348 790 486 341 827 15,279 15,321 0.3%Galax 405 403 808 397 383 780 7,042 6,829 -3.0%Giles 1,107 594 1,701 1,100 639 1,739 17,286 17,024 -1.5%Grayson 451 445 896 470 489 959 15,533 15,926 2.5%Montgomery 1,945 2,065 4,010 1,958 2,089 4,047 94,392 98,509 4.4%Pulaski 1,800 1,620 3,420 1,797 1,640 3,437 34,872 34,577 -0.8%Radford 449 476 925 435 479 914 16,408 17,228 5.0%Wythe 1,551 1,216 2,767 1,579 1,217 2,796 29,235 28,462 -2.6%Total 9,505 8,527 18,032 9,664 8,591 18,255 266,913 269,521 1.0%

28 Bristol 1,286 797 2,083 1,296 777 2,073 17,835 17,669 -0.9%Smyth 2,173 1,710 3,883 2,162 1,621 3,783 32,208 31,052 -3.6%Washington 2,078 1,792 3,870 2,099 1,722 3,821 54,876 53,410 -2.7%Total 5,537 4,299 9,836 5,557 4,120 9,677 104,919 102,131 -2.7%

29 Buchanan 1,299 1,061 2,360 1,298 993 2,291 24,098 22,473 -6.7%Dickenson 1,091 686 1,777 1,053 620 1,673 15,903 14,996 -5.7%Russell 1,780 1,375 3,155 1,694 1,319 3,013 28,897 27,697 -4.2%Tazewell 1,629 1,980 3,609 1,566 1,909 3,475 45,078 43,369 -3.8%Total 5,799 5,102 10,901 5,611 4,841 10,452 113,976 108,535 -4.8%

30 Lee 998 885 1,883 997 820 1,817 25,587 24,653 -3.7%Scott 1,007 767 1,774 1,001 747 1,748 23,177 22,733 -1.9%Wise/Norton 1,952 2,007 3,959 1,910 1,890 3,800 45,410 43,358 -4.5%Total 3,957 3,659 7,616 3,908 3,457 7,365 94,174 90,744 -3.6%

31Prince William/Manassas/ Manassas Park 10,664 9,642 20,306 10,512 9,252 19,764 454,096 505,468 11.3%

State 245,209 260,265 505,474 245,309 252,027 497,336 8,001,024 8,411,808 5.1%

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