Dominique A. Callins, November 1, 2021-

Born in 1979 in Sacramento, California.

Elected by the General Assembly on August 10, 2021 to an eight-year term beginning November 1, 2021 to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge William G. Petty.

Education:
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, B.A., 2001
William and Mary Law School, J.D., 2005

Other Judicial Service:
Law clerk, Henrico County Circuit Court, 2005-2006.
Law clerk to the Honorable James W. Benton, Jr., Virginia Court of Appeals, 2006-2007.

Professional Experience:
Teacher, Newport News Public Schools, 2001-2002.
Private practice of law, Fairfax and Loudoun County, 2007-2021.

Sources:
Elected, 2021 Special Session II, House Resolution no. 843, Legislative Information System; Paul Fletcher, “Eight on deck: General Assembly taps new judges for appeals court,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, August 9, 2021; 2021 Special Session I, SB 1261 Court of Appeals; expands jurisdiction, increases from 11 to 17 number of judges on Court. Professional history and education: Martindale.com; Judge Callins’s LinkedIn page; “Loudoun Attorney Elected to State Court of Appeals,” Loudoun Now, August 13, 2021; Charles Paullin, “Front Royal Lawyer Appointed to Appeals Court,” The Northern Virginia Daily, August 10, 2021.