Junius P. Fulton, III, September 1, 2021-

Photographic portrait, 2021

Born in 1958 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Elected by the General Assembly on August 10, 2021 to an eight-year term beginning September 1, 2021 to fill a vacancy created by the 2021 expansion of the Court of Appeals from 11 to 17 judges. 

University of Virginia, B.A., 1981
William and Mary Law School, J.D., 1985 

Other Judicial Service: 
Judge, Circuit Court, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Virginia, 1996-2021. 

Professional Experience: 
Private practice in Norfolk, Virginia, 1985-1986, 1989-1996.
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Norfolk, Virginia, 1986-1989.

Sources: Elected, 2021 Special Session II, House Resolution no. 843Legislative 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. Career and education: The American Bench: Judges of the Nation (Forster-Long, Inc., 2018), 3807; “The Hon. Junius P. Fulton III to Receive the 2020 Carrico Professionalism Award,” Virginia State Bar News, January 14, 2020; Martindale Legal Directory Judge Profile, accessed August 19, 2021. Jennifer L. Eaton, “Making Introductions: Profiles of the new judges on the expanded Court of Appeals of Virginia,” VBA Journal (Spring 2022), p. 20.