Charles H. Duff, January 1, 1985-August 31, 1992

Judge Charles H. Duff
Photographic portrait, 1985

Born February 11, 1924 in Houston, Texas.
Died February 7, 2020 in Loudoun, Virginia.

Elected by the General Assembly on December 17, 1984 to an eight-year term beginning January 1, 1985. Service terminated by retirement.

Virginia Military Institute, attended, 1941-1943
Georgetown University, B.S.S. (Bachelor of Social Science), 1947
Georgetown University, J.D., 1950

Other judicial service:
Judge, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit (Arlington, Virginia), 1972-1985.
Senior judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia, 1992-2000.

Professional career:
Private practice of law in Arlington, Virginia, 1951-1972.
Instructor in commercial law, University of Virginia (1953-1962), George Washington University (1958-1960), and Potomac School of Law (1977-1978).
Lecturer in law, George Mason University.

Military service:
Army (World War II)

Elected, Journal of the House of Delegates, 1984 Special Session, 9; retired, Journal of the House of Delegates, 1992 Regular Session, 102; education, military service, and career, The American Bench: Judges of the Nation (Forster-Long, Inc., 1991-1992), 2320, and George Mason School of Law catalog, 1987-1988, retrieved from on February 23, 2015; attended VMI, email correspondence with David Decker on March 13, 2015.