County Attorney David Bobzien to Receive 2012 Golden Gavel Award

Sept. 19, 2012

County Attorney David P. Bobzien, Esq., has been selected to receive a 2012 Golden Gavel Award from the Fairfax Law Foundation's Society of Fellows. The Golden Gavel Award recognizes individuals, organizations and businesses for their exceptional community service.  The awards will be presented on Thursday, Sept. 20 at the Country Club of Fairfax.

Bobzien was appointed County Attorney by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors effective January 1993, after serving as a member of the Fairfax County Planning Commission and as the Chairman of the Fairfax County Goals Advisory Commission.  He is the current Chairman of the Virginia CLE Committee of the Virginia Law Foundation and a board member of the Fairfax Law Foundation and a fellow of both the Virginia Law Foundation and the American Bar Foundation.

He is a past chair of the Local Government Law Section of the Virginia State Bar, a past president of the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, a past president of Lawyers Helping Lawyers, the organization that assists lawyers in Virginia suffering from substance abuse or mental illness, and the Immediate Past President of the Virginia Law Foundation. In 2004-2005, he served as the 66th president of the Virginia State Bar and has served as a member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence and as the Fairfax Bar Association’s delegate in the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates.   

Bobzien is a graduate of Holy Cross College and holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia and an LL.M. in Taxation from George Washington University.



County Attorney David Bobzien

        County Attorney David Bobzien





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