Joseph D. Morrissey
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Joseph D. Morrissey

Democrat

American lawyer, politician

Richmond, Virginia
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Joseph D. Morrissey

American lawyer, politician
Summary
Experience
63
Years of Age
7
Years of Experience
VAResidence (state)

Joseph Dee Morrissey (born September 23, 1957) is a Democratic American politician, and disbarred lawyer from Henrico County, Virginia. Morrissey is the Democratic nominee for State Senate in Virginia’s 16th District. Formerly he served as Commonwealth's Attorney of Richmond, Virginia 1989-93 and was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in November 2007. Until December 18, 2014 (and again until March 25, 2015), he represented the 74th district, made up of Charles City County and parts of Henrico and Prince George Counties and the cities of Hopewell and Richmond.He was an unsuccessful Independent nominee for mayor of Richmond in the 2016 election. He finished in third place behind Democratic opponents Levar Stoney and Jack Berry.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
Trinity College, Dublin
LLM
2003
Georgetown University Law School
JD Law
1982
University of Virginia
BA Economics
1979

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 7)  
Delegate
Commonwealth of Virginia House
2008 - 2015
Teacher
Dublin Institute of Technology School of Law
2001 - 2003
Teacher
Portobello School of Law, Dublin, Ireland
2001 - 2003
Teacher
Western Sydney University School of Law
2003
Commonwealth's Attorney
City of Richmond
1989 - 1993
Employee
TLC Residential Services Incorporated
Former Visiting Lecturer
Trinity College, Dublin

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 5)  
Member
Saint Paul's Catholic Church
Current
Member
Lions Club, Richmond, Virginia
Current
Former Member
Subcommittee #1 (Health, Welfare and Institutions), Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Science and Technology Committee, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates
Former Member
Education Committee, Commonwealth of Virginia House of Delegates