Elected Member

The Hon. Stuart A. Raphael

Richmond, VA
Court of Appeals of Virginia
Harvard University, B.A. in Social Studies
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.

Stuart Raphael was elected by the Virginia General Assembly on August 10, 2021 to serve as a judge on the Court of Appeals of Virginia.  He previously served as co-chair of the Issues and Appeals Group at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, where he focused on appellate litigation, constitutional issues, complex litigation and strategic counseling.  From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Raphael served as the Solicitor General of Virginia. 

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Areas of Expertise
Government Law
Toxic Torts (Torts Law)
Civil Rights (Constitutional Law)
Trials (Litigation)
Appellate Practice & Procedure (Litigation)
Business Law (Commercial Law)
Constitutional Law
Environmental Law