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R. Creigh Deeds has been practicing law in Virginia since 1984. He has experience representing local governmental agencies, and he served as the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Bath County from 1987 to 1991. He has extensive experience representing clients in a variety of matters in both state and federal courts. He was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates in 1991 and to the Senate of Virginia, where he continues to serve, in 2001. He was the Democratic nominee for Attorney General in 2005 and for Governor in 2009. He formerly was  a visiting professor of law at Washington & Lee University.

Practice areas

  • Wrongful Death/Personal Injury
  • Social Security/Disability
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Serious Traffic Offenses
  • Civil Litigation


  • Virginia, 1984


  • J.D., Wake Forest University, 1984
  • B.A., with honors, Concord College, 1980

Professional associations

  • Alleghany, Bath, Highland Bar Association
  •  Virginia State Bar.