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James A. "Jay" Leftwich Jr.

Member From: 2014 - Present

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  • Birth Date: 1962 Birth Place:
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Renee D.
  • Children: Logan, Austin, Faith, Hope, and Trey
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Education: James Madison University (B.S., 1985)
    T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond (J.D., 1988)
  • Military Service:
  • Occupation/Profession: Attorney
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Great Bridge Presbyterian Church (former elder)
    Ruritan (former president)
    Jaycees (former president)
    Chesapeake Bar Association (former president)
    Chesapeake Care Inc. (former director)
    American Cancer Society (former director)
  • Awards: Multiple Sclerosis Leadership Award (1987)
    Top 40 Under 40 Professionals in Hampton Roads (2000)
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Chesapeake School Board (2002-13; chairman 2012-13)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
2014 City of Chesapeake (part) Republican Courts of Justice,
Education,
Science and Technology
2015 City of Chesapeake (part) Republican Courts of Justice,
Education,
Science and Technology
2016 City of Chesapeake (part) 78 Republican Courts of Justice
Education
General Laws
Science and Technology
2017 City of Chesapeake (part)​ 78 Republican Courts of Justice
Education
General Laws
Science and Technology
2018 City of Chesapeake (part) 78 Republican Courts of Justice
Education
General Laws
Privileges and Elections

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