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Glen Conrad

Nominee to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • Judge Glen E. Conrad is a well respected jurist who is widely praised by lawyers and judges alike for his intelligence, judicial temperament, and evenhandedness.
  • Judge Conrad has an impressive record as a federal district court judge and U.S. magistrate judge.
    • Judge Conrad has served as a U.S. District Court Judge in the Western District of Virginia since 2003, when he was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
    • From 1976 to 2003, Judge Conrad served as a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Western District of Virginia's Abingdon, Charlottesville, and Roanoke divisions.
  • Judge Conrad possesses excellent academic credentials and professional training.
    • From 1975 to 1976, Judge Conrad served as a law clerk for Judge Ted Dalton and Judge James C. Turk of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
    • Judge Conrad received his J.D. from William and Mary's Marshall Wythe School of Law in 1974.
    • He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1971.
  • Judge Conrad has dedicated his time to improving the administration of justice and is actively involved in his community.
    • Judge Conrad serves on the Virginia Bar Association Committee for Prison Reform. He is also a member of the Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory Committee for the Western District of Virginia.
    • He has conducted numerous training sessions for Forest Service and Park Service law enforcement officers, and he has participated as a lecturer and panel member in many continuing legal education seminars.
    • He has regularly served as a judge in law school moot court and trial advocacy competitions.
    • From 1976 to 1992, Judge Conrad served as the Chief Instructional Counsel and Program Director for the American Legion Boys State of Virginia. He was inducted into the Boys State Hall of Fame in 1995.