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Virginia Court of Appeals

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Virginia Court of Appeals
Court information
Judges:   11
Founded:   1985
Salary:   $173,000[1]
Judicial selection
Method:   Legislative election of judges
Term:   8 years

The Court of Appeals of Virginia is the intermediate appellate court in Virginia. It was established in 1985. It was created in order to increase the appellate capacity of the court system and expedite the appellate process. It is made up of eleven judges who serve eight-year terms.[2][3]


JudgeTermAppointed by
Judge Robert Humphreys2000-2016
Judge William Petty2006-2014
Judge Rossie Alston2009-2017
Chief judge Walter Felton2002-2018
Judge Teresa M. Chafin2012-2020Virginia General Assembly
Judge Stephen R. McCullough2011-2019
Judge Glen Huff2011-2019
Judge Marla Graff Decker2013-PresentGov. Bob McDonnell

Former judges

See also

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