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Judicial Council

  • Description: Study the organization and the rules and methods of procedure and practice of the judicial system, the work accomplished and the results produced by the system and shall make studies of the need, or lack of need, of additional judges or justices of the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals of Virginia, and the circuit courts.
  • Report Date: None specified
  • Staff Contact:

    The Hon. Karl R. Hade, Executive Secretary, Virginia Supreme Court, 100 North Ninth St., Richmond, VA 23219, (804)786-6455

All members appointed by By Statute. Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
Name
The Honorable David B. Albo, Chairman, House Courts Committee
All members appointed by By Statute. Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
Name
The Honorable Mark D. Obenshain, Chair, Senate Committee for Courts of Justice
Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
Judges 9 Chief Justice, Virginia Supreme Court  
Attorneys 2 Chief Justice, Virginia Supreme Court  
Ex Officio Members:
Name Title
Donald W. Lemons Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia
The Honorable William J. Howell Speaker, Virginia House of Delegates
Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 1 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 1 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 11
Max # Ex Officio: 2
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