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New Circuit Court Judge Christie Ann Leary Will Receive Official Commission Oct. 7

Judge Christie Ann Leary

Christie Ann Leary will be presented her official commission as a Fairfax County Circuit Court judge, on Friday, Oct. 7, at 4 p.m. at the Fairfax County Courthouse, Courtroom 5J, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax. The public is invited to attend.

At the investiture ceremony, The Honorable Eileen Filler-Corn of the Virginia House of Delegates will present Leary with her official commission and Chief Judge Penney S. Azcarate of the Fairfax County Circuit Court will ceremoniously administer her oath. Leary previously took her oath of office on March 1, 2022.

Prior to joining the Circuit Court in 2022, Leary served as a substitute judge for the General District Court and Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court for eight years. Leary practiced law for 21 years before taking the bench, and in 2011 she co-founded the law offices of Leary Law, PC, where she focused her practice on criminal defense, personal injury and civil litigation matters.

Leary, a native of Fairfax, earned her Bachelor of Arts in History and Government from the College of William and Mary and her juris doctor from George Mason University School of Law.

For more information or reasonable ADA accommodations, contact Kim Callahan, Fairfax County Circuit Court, at 703-246-4166, TTY 711.

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