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Legislative and Public Relations

About

The Department of Legislative and Public Relations manages legislative matters, and handles media and public relations for Virginia’s Judicial System. The Department provides staff support for the development of legislative proposals recommended by the Judicial Conferences of Virginia, and represents Virginia’s Judicial System on legislative matters before the General Assembly.  The Department presents information to legislators about the impact of bills on Virginia’s Judicial System, and prepares and disseminates to the court system an annual summary of court-related legislation.

The Department is responsible for responding to inquiries from the press and the general public, including requests for records and information.  Additional responsibilities include managing the content of Virginia’s Judicial System website, and reviewing and updating court informational pamphlets.

Contact Information

  • Director - Kristi S. Wright
    Phone - (804) 786-6455

Legislative Websites

  • Virginia General Assembly
    Provides general information about the legislature and, during Session, includes links to live streaming video and audio of the floor sessions of the Senate of Virginia and the Virginia House of Delegates