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Supreme Court of Virginia


Contact and Operational Information:

  • Contact
    • Clerk of the Court - Patricia L. Harrington
      Chief Deputy Clerk - Doug Robelen
      Deputy Clerk - Ebby Edwards
      Deputy Clerk - Sirena Kestner
      Deputy Clerk - Lesley Smith
    • Address - Supreme Court of Virginia
      P.O. Box 1315
      100 North Ninth Street, 5th Floor
      Richmond, VA 23219-1315
    • Phone - (804) 786-2251
  • Operational Information
    • Hours of Operation
      Monday through Friday: 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
      Filing Fee: $50.00

Shows dates the Court will be in session and conducting Writ Panels

Case Status and Information


Information Regarding Petitions for Appeal Docketed for a Writ Panel Hearing

Information Regarding Pending Appeals that Have Been Granted

Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia

Office of Chief Staff Attorney


  • By Date Issued (since 6/9/95)
    Effective immediately, the Supreme Court of Virginia will no longer hold opinions for release during a session of Court following oral argument. Instead, opinions will be released when deemed ready by the Justices and will typically be issued and posted on the Court's website on a Thursday.
  • Opinions Search
    Search opinions from the Supreme Court of Virginia (6/9/95 – present) and the Court of Appeals of Virginia (published opinions from 5/2/95 – present, and unpublished opinions from 3/5/02 – present)

Unpublished Orders
Unpublished orders for cases that were argued before the full court are posted to this page. Click on a case name to bring up further information about that appeal. 

Petitions for Rehearing
Must be filed electronically unless being filed pro se by a prisoner or with leave of Court in accordance with the Rules of the Supreme Court applicable to such rehearings.

Resources and Reference Materials

Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia