Party affiliation: Republican
David Thomas Ralston, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1980, District of Columbia 1985, Virginia 1987. Member Fairfax County Representatives, since 1991; chairman Metropolitan Washington Arts Authority, since 1997, board directors since 1994; member Virginia Debt Capacity Advisory Committee; Member Virginia Bar Association, Georgetown Law National Alumni Board, Delta Phi Epsilon.
Georgetown University (Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service, 1976. Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1979). Phi Alpha Delta. Trial Attorney, Attorney-Ad visor and Appellate Attorney, Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States.
Army, 1980-1984, awarded Meritorious Service Medal. Trial Judge (IMA), United States. Army Reserve, since 1984.
- Associate Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, New York City, 1979-1980, Crowell & Moring, Washington, 1984-1986. Partner Leonard, Ralston, Stanton & Remington, 1988-1997, Hopkins & Sutter, since 1997. President Georgetown Homes, since 1991.
Denomination: Roman Catholic