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William Randall Light

William Randall Light, American judge. Bar: Virginia 1985, United States District Court (western district) Virginia 1985, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.

Background

  • Light, William Randall was born on September 11, 1958 in Lynchburg, Virginia, United States. Son of John Leftwich and Patricia (Wilson) Light.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Emory and Henry College, 1980. Juris Doctor, Nova University.

    Career

    • Associate Killis T. Howard, a professional corporation, Lynchburg, 1984-1998. Private practice, 1998—2003. Judge Lynchburg Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, since 2003.

      Special justice Commonwealth of Virginia 24th Judicial District, Lynchburg, 1987—2003. Adjunct professor Lynchburg College, 1989, 91.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Virginia 1985, United States District Court (western district) Virginia 1985, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Board directors Lynchburg Mental Health Association. Vice chairman Republican committee City of Lynchburg, 1986-1990, acting chairman, 1990-1991. Vestry St. Paul Episcopal Church, Ecclesiastical Court Episcopal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia Major Virginia Defense Force.

    Member American Bar Association, Lynchburg Bar Association (vice president young lawyers section 1984-1988, president 1989-1990), Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, Amherst County-Nelson County Bar Association, Masons (Master 1991), Phi Alpha Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Lisa Burcher, April 27, 1991. Children: William Randall II, Madeline Gibson.
    • father: John Leftwich Light
    • mother: Patricia (Wilson) Light
    • spouse: Lisa Burcher
    • children: William Randall II Light
    • Madeline Gibson Light
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    Born September 11, 1958
    (age 59)
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