Biographical Directory

The directory includes biographies of judges and justices who have served since 1779 on the Supreme Court of Virginia, the highest appellate court in the state; and, where possible, a portrait or other likeness. Some entries also include oral history interviews.

To read a biography, type in the name of the judge or justice in the search box at right or browse the alphabetical listing.

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You can also scroll through a chronological list of justices or court presidents and chief justices or search the biographies by keyword.