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.

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.

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:; 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. Eaton, Jennifer L., “Making Introductions: Profiles of the new judges on the expanded Court of Appeals of Virginia,” VBA Journal (Spring 2022), p. 20.