Robert P. Frank, March 16, 1999-December 31, 2014; Senior Judge, 2015-

Judge Robert P. Frank
Photographic portrait, 1999

Born 1944 in Newport News, Virginia.

First elected by the General Assembly on February 26, 1999 to an eight-year term beginning March 16, 1999, filling the vacancy created by the retirement of Nelson T. Overton. Service terminated by retirement.

University of Virginia, B.A., 1965
University of Virginia, J.D., 1968

Other judicial service:
Judge, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, Seventh Judicial District, 1986-1991.
Judge, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1991-1999.

Professional career:
Private practice in Newport News, Virginia, 1968-1986

Oral history

Elected, Journals of the Senate of Virginia, 1999 Regular Session, 1880; birth, education, and career, The American Bench: Judges of the Nation (Forster-Long, Inc., 1999-2000), 2414; see also “Judicial Vacancy in Newport News,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, April 5, 1999, retrieved from on December 2, 2014; began service as a senior judge, 64 Va.App., i.