R. Terrence Ney

Distinguished Adjunct Professor

B.A., Harvard University; J.D., University of Texas

Biographical Sketch

We are pleased to have JUDGE R. TERRENCE NEY as a Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law. Judge Ney was elected by the General Assembly of Virginia to the Fairfax Circuit Court in 1999. Prior to going to the bench, Judge Ney practiced with McGuire Woods, LLP, where he specialized in civil litigation and appellate practice.

Judge Ney is a member of the American Law Institute, a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, and a Fellow of the Virginia Law Foundation. In 1995 he served as President of The Virginia Bar Association.

Judge Ney is the Editor, and for the first two editions served as a chapter author, of Appellate Practice - Virginia and Federal Courts (Virginia Law Foundation 1986, 1992 2d Ed., 2001 3d Ed.). He was a faculty member for the Virginia State Bar Course on Professionalism in 1994 - 1997 and since 1998 has been a member of the Board of Governors of Virginia State Bar Law and Legal Education Section.

Judge Ney previously served as a member of the Tenth District Disciplinary Committee and the Client Security Fund Board of the Virginia State Bar. From 1995 to 1998 Judge Ney was a member of the Executive Council of the National Conference of Bar Presidents. Since 1998, Judge Ney has served as a Delegate to the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association.

Judge Ney received his B.A. from Harvard College and his J.D. from University of Texas. Judge Ney is teaching Appellate Practice and Procedure.