Daniel E. Ortiz, September 1, 2021-

Born in 1977 in Alexandria, 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.

Education:
University of Virginia, B.A., 1999
George Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2002

Other Judicial Service:
Law clerk for M. Langhorne Keith, 19th Judicial Circuit (Fairfax, Virginia), 2002-2004.
Substitute judge, General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, Fairfax County, Virginia, 2010-2014.
Judge, Circuit Court, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, 2015-2021.

Professional Experience:
Private practice of law in Fairfax, Virginia, 2004-2014.
Chairman of the Board of Directors and President, Legal Services of Northern Virginia, 2011-2012.


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. Elected to Circuit Court: 2014 Special Session I, Senate Resolution no. 534, Legislative Information System. Career and education: Virginia Women Attorneys Association Judicial Screening Committees to John S. Edwards and Charniele L. Herring, June 3, 2021, letter re: Vacancies on the Virginia Court of Appeals; Daniel Ortiz, Ballotpedia, accessed August 20, 2021.