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James Dimitri

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James Dimitri
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Virginia State Corporation Commission
In office
2008 - Present
Term ends
Years in position 7
PredecessorTheodore V. Morrison, Jr.
Chairman, Virginia State Corporation Commission
Base salary$157,538
Elections and appointments
AppointedAugust 2008
Appointed byGov. Timothy M. Kaine
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Assistant Attorney General
Bachelor'sUniversity of Virginia
J.D.Boston University School of Law (1976)
Date of birthJuly 21, 1950
Place of birthSomerville, New Jersey
Office website
James Dimitri (b. July 21, 1950 in Somerville, NJ) is a current Virginia State Corporation Commissioner. He was first elected commissioner by the Virginia General Assembly in 2008.[1] His term ends in 2014.


Dimitri began his career as an attorney with Christian Barton, representing companies before state and federal regulators. From 1983 to 1987 he was the assistant attorney general in charge of representing Virginia consumers in telecom and energy cases. Dimitri joined the SCC staff in 1994, serving until 2000 as a top attorney. He left the SCC for private practice, joining the firm of McGuireWoods.[2]


  • B.A., Economics, University of Virginia
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law

Political career

Virginia State Corporation Commission (2008)

Dimitri has served as a member of the Virginia State Corporation Commission since August 2008.[2]



Dimitri was appointed to the Virginia State Corporation Commission by then-Gov. Timothy M. Kaine in August 2008 and confirmed by the legislature in 2009.[2]


Dimitri and his wife, Jill, have two children.

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Preceded by
Theodore V. Morrison, Jr.
Virginia State Corporation Commission
2008 - present
Succeeded by