Raymond F. Morrogh
Raymond F. Morrogh graduated from West Springfield High School in 1975. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration from George Mason University in 1979. And in 1982 he received his law degree from the George Mason University School of Law with honors in trial advocacy.
In 1983, Mr. Morrogh left private practice to begin his career in prosecution as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney under Robert F. Horan. In 1988 Mr. Horan appointed Mr. Morrogh as Chief Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney. Mr. Morrogh served in that capacity until his appointment as Acting Commonwealth’s Attorney in September of 2007.
During his career Mr. Morrogh has personally tried hundreds of major felony cases. No stranger to high profile cases, he has been recognized at the local, state and federal levels for his accomplishments as a prosecutor. His awards include the Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy from the Association of Government Lawyers involved in Capital Litigation, the Award for Excellence from Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the Director’s Award U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms for his efforts in the prosecution of sniper Lee Boyd Malvo.
Mr. Morrogh has served as Chairman of the Fairfax County Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program. He has sat on the Board of Governors of the Virginia State Bar Criminal Law Section as well as the Board of Directors of the Fairfax County Bar Association and Bar Foundation. Recently Mr. Morrogh was invited by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia to serve as a faculty member on the Virginia State Bar’s nationally acclaimed Harry L. Carrico Professionalism course.