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RICHMOND - Governor Bob McDonnell today announced the appointment of Judge Steven Frucci to the Second Judicial Circuit to fill a vacant circuit court position
s that was not filled during the 2013 General Assembly session. According to Article VI, Section 7 of the Constitution of Virginia, Judge Frucci will “serve until thirty days after the commencement of the next session of the General Assembly.” Continued service on the Circuit Court will require election by the General Assembly.
Speaking about the appointment, Governor McDonnell said, “Judge Frucci has served honorably on the Virginia Beach General District Court for several years. He has developed a reputation as a fair and respected jurist, and I am pleased he will take this tradition of service to the circuit court. I appreciate the many highly qualified candidates who expressed an interest in this vacancy for their willingness to serve the Commonwealth.”
Judge for the 2nd Judicial Circuit- Steven C. Frucci
Steven C. Frucci, was elected to the Virginia Beach General District Court by the General Assembly in 2009. Prior to taking the bench, he worked in private practice for eighteen years throughout Hampton Roads in federal and state court, handling both trial and appellate matters. He resides in Virginia Beach with his wife and two children.