William & Mary
Honorable John Adrian Gibney Jr.

Honorable John Adrian Gibney Jr.

Adjunct Professor
Degrees: J.D., University of Virginia; B.A., College of William & Mary
Email: [[jagibney]]
Office phone: (804) 916-2870
Representative Professional Activities and Achievements

John Gibney is a judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, sitting in Richmond. He grew up in Coatesville, PA. He completed his undergraduate education at the College of William and Mary and received a law degree from the University of Virginia. He practiced law with varying degrees of success from 1976 until 2010, when President Obama nominated him to the federal bench. Upon assuming the bench, he learned that people who once disputed every syllable that dropped from his pen or lips now ask him to speak and give him free lunches.

He is married to Yvonne Gibney, a brilliant, beautiful, and tolerant woman and Deputy County Attorney of Hanover County. His delightful family consists of his son John, daughters Sarah and Rachel, daughter-in-law Jesse, daughter-in-law Sarah, and grandchildren John, Eleanor, and Rory. Life has been far better to him than he deserves.

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