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

Judge Robert P. Frank
Photographic portrait, 1999

Born 1944 in Newport News

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.

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

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

Professional career:
Private practice, Newport News, 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.