John Adrian Gibney

Hon. John Adrian Gibney Jr.
Firm: United States District Court, Eastern Virginia
Address: Spottswood W. Robinson III and Robert R. Merhige, Jr.
Federal Courthouse
701 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: (804) 916-2870
Fax: (804) 916-2216
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Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):

Bar Admissions:
Virginia, 1976
U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1978
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 1977
U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia, 1978
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1976

The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1973
Honors: With Honors
Major: English

Published Works:
Local Officials' Tort Liability Virginia Municipal League

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Adjunct Professor, University of Richmond School of Law, 2005 - 2010

Frequent Lecturer to Associations of Local and Regional Governmental Officials and Attorneys

Honors and Awards:
Outstanding Achievement Award, Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs

Distinguished Service Award, Attorney General of Virginia

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association

Virginia Bar Association

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Local Government Attorneys Association

Bar Association of the City of Richmond

Chesterfield County Bar Association
Member, Past President (1992-93)

Past Employment Positions:
Private Practice, Richmond, Virginia, Attorney, 2003 - 2010

Ashland, Virginia, Town Attorney, 1999 - 2004

Shuford, Rubin & Gibney, P.C., Principal, 1987 - 2003

Lacy & Mehfoud, P.C., Attorney, 1984 - 1987

Commonwealth of Virginia, Assistant Attorney General, Litigation Section, 1982 - 1984

Lacy & Baliles, Attorney, 1978 - 1982

Hon. Harry L. Carrico, Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia, Law Clerk, 1976 - 1978

Birth Information:
1951, Coatesville, Virginia, United States of America

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