Born 1936 in Lynchburg, Virginia.
First elected by the General Assembly on December 17, 1984 to an eight-year term beginning January 1, 1985. Service terminated by retirement and election as judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
Elected chief judge on April 23, 1993 for a four-year term beginning May 1, 1993. Service terminated by retirement and election as judge of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
University of Virginia, B.A., 1959
University of Virginia, J.D., 1962
University of Virginia, L.M. (Judicial), 1988
Other judicial service:
Judge, Twenty-Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1974-1985.
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, 1997-2010.
Private practice in Lynchburg, 1962-1974.
Elected, Journal of the House of Delegates, 1984 Session, 11; elected chief judge, Court of Appeals Order Book, April 23, 1993; see also, “Moon Elected Chief Judge,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, May 3, 1993; retired, Journals of the Senate of Virginia, 1998 Regular Session, 127; birth, education, professional career, and circuit court judgeship, The American Bench- American Bench: Judges of the Nation (Forster-Long, Inc., 1985-1986), 2335; see also Alan Cooper, “Moon Takes Senior Status,” Virginia Lawyers Weekly, February 24, 2010, retrieved from valawyersweekly.com on December 2, 2014.