W&L Alumnus Elected Appeals Court Justice

Lexington, VA Wednesday, January 26, 2005Judge James W. Haley Jr., a 1964 graduate of Washington and Lee University, has been elected to the Virginia Court of Appeals.

For the last 15 years Haley has been a judge in the Stafford County circuit court. Previous to that he served as the commonwealth attorney and then district court judge of King George County.

Haley, supported by Republicans House Speaker Bill Howell and Senator John Chichester, was elected over Democrat-backed Terrence Ney in a 76 18 House vote.
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