Mary Grace O’Brien, February 1, 2015-present

O'Brien
Photographic portrait, 2015

Born 1958 in Buffalo, New York

Elected by the General Assembly on January 22, 2015, to an eight-year term beginning February 1, 2015.

Other judicial service:
Law clerk to the Supreme Court of Virginia Justice Roscoe B. Stephenson, Jr., 1983-1985
Judge, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, Thirty-first Judicial District, 2001-2008
Judge, Thirty-first Judicial Circuit Court, 2008-2015

Education:
Le Moyne College, B.A., 1980
Washington and Lee University, J.D., 1983

Professional career:
Assistant commonwealth’s attorney, Prince William County, 1985-2001


Sources:
Elected, HJ 687 summary,, retrieved from Virginia Legislative Information Service on January 22, 2015; education and professional career, Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (1999 edition) and Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Prince William County; elected juvenile and domestic relations judge, Journal of the House of Delegates 2001 Session, 383; elected circuit court judge, Journal of the House of Delegates, 2008 Session, 1369. Digital image of photographic portrait by Michael Hart, 2016.