James F. Almand

James F. Almand DEMDemocrat

American politician

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James F. AlmandDEMDemocrat American politician
73
Years of Age
17
Years of Experience
VAResidence (state)

James Frederick Almand (born October 18, 1948) is a Virginia attorney and retired judge, and was a Democratic legislator representing Arlington, Virginia. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1978 to 2004, rising to become co-chair of the Courts and Justice subcommittee. He then served as a Circuit Court judge in the 17th judicial circuit, which included Arlington. He retired in December, 2011.He received undergraduate and law degrees from the College of William and Mary.

Education4 - 4 of 2
Marshall-Wythe School of Law
JD
1974
College of William and Mary
BA
1971
Past Positions1 - 14 of 14
Chair
Energy Committee of Southern Legislative Conference
1991 - 93
Democratic State Steering and Central Committees
1975 - 76
President
Young Democrats of Virginia
1975 - 76
Delegate
Virginia House
1977 - 2003
Resigned
Virginia House
2003
Committee on District Courts
1992
Judicial Council
1992
Virginia Crime Commission
1991
Virginia Housing Study Commission
1991
Experience
Arlington Young Democrats
Experience
10th District Democratic Committee
Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney
1974 - 77
Deputy Sheriff
Summers of
1970 - 72
Attorney
1978 - Current
Other Experience1 - 35 of 35
Northern Virginia Transportation Committee
1986 - 94
Arlington Committee on Aging
1987 - 93
Northern Virginia Tech. Council
'Tech Ten' Award
1996
Virginians Against Handgun Violence
Northern Virginia Chapter, Advocate of the Year
1994
National Federation of the Blind of Virginia
Dr. Jacobus TenBroek Award
1993
American Lung Association of Northern Virginia
Legislator of the Year
1993
Virginia Safe Kids Coalition
Legislator of the Year
1993
National Committee Against Drunk Driving
Distinguished Service
1992
Virginia Crime Committee
1991 - Current
Virginia Housing Coalition
Legislative Award
1991
Virginia Housing Study Committee
1990 - Current
Board of Directors
Northern Virginia Chapter American Heart Association
1986 - 87
Board of Directors
American Red Cross, Arlington Chapter
1983 - 89
Outstanding Young Men of America
1980
Virginia Coal and Energy Committee
1979 - Current
Virginia Energy Study Committee
1978 - Current
Arlington Jaycees Outstanding Young Man of the Year
1977
James Frederick Carr Memorial Cup
Outstanding Sr., William and Mary
1971
Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
1971
1971
Omicron Delta Kappa Honorary Leadership Fraternity
1970
1970
Arlington Hospital
Advisory Board, 1989-present
Arlington Jaycees
Former Legal Counsel
Board Member
Warren G. Stanbaugh Memorial Foundation
Committee on Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program
1993-present
Elder
First Christian Church, Falls Church
Elder
First Christian Church, Falls Church
Experience
Optimist Club of Arlington
Experience
Arlington Historical Society
Experience
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
Experience
Experience
Arlington Committee of 100
Experience
Arlington County Bar Association
Experience
Arlington County Bar Association
Member
Optimist Club of Arlington
Past Chair
Boy Scouts of America, District Comittee