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Mark Herring

Personal data
Date of birthSeptember 25, 1961(age 53)
Place of birthJohnson City, Tennessee
Political partyDemocratic
SpouseLaura
ChildrenPeyton, Tim
ResidenceLoudoun County, Virginia
Alma materUniversity of Virginia
University of Richmond School of Law
ProfessionLawyer
CommitteesCommerce and Labor; General Laws and Technology; Local Government; Rehabilitation and Social Services
ReligionPresbyterian
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 's 33rd district
Assumed officeFebruary 2006
Succeeded byIncumbent
Preceded byBill Mims

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Mark R. Herring (born September 25, 1961, in Johnson City, Tennessee) is an American politician. A Democrat, he was elected to the Senate of Virginia, in a special election on January 31, 2006, winning against Republican candidate Mick Staton. He the 33rd district, made up of parts of Fairfax and Loudoun Counties.

Herring was educated at University of Virginia (B.A., Foreign Affairs and Economics); University of Virginia (M.A., Foreign Affairs); University of Richmond (J.D.). He served in elected office on the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors from 2000 to 2003, and was the Town Attorney for Lovettsville from 1992 to 1999. He is the principal with The Herring Law Firm, P.C., in Leesburg, Virginia. His practice includes business and corporate law, civil litigation, land use law, municipal law, wills, trusts, and estates. He is admitted to practice before the Virginia Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, and United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia. Senator Herring is a member of The George Washington University Paralegal Studies Programs advisory board.

Mark R. Herring served as counsel in the following sample of representative reported cases: Roberts v. Touchstone Dev. Corp., 58 Va. Cir. 130 (Loudoun Cir. Ct. 2002); Hahn v. J.C. Land, Inc., 48 Va. Cir. 438 (Loudoun Cir. Ct. 1999); Mountain Venture Pshp. Lovettsville II v. Town of Lovettsville, 45 Va. Cir. 60 (Loudoun Cir. Ct. 1997); Andrews v. Riggs Nat'l Bank, 40 Va. Cir. 358 (Loudoun Cir. Ct. 1996); Jefferson Nat'l Bank v. Estate of Frogale, 1996 Va. Cir. LEXIS 643 (Loudoun Cir. Ct. August 6, 1996); Alberts v. Karel Mintjens Furniture Int'l, Inc., 30 Va. Cir. 245 (Loudoun Cir. Ct. 1993); Esposito v. Conover Septic Tank Serv., 25 Va. Cir. 303 (Loudoun Cir. Ct. 1991); Esposito v. Chandler, 24 Va. Cir. 143 (Loudoun Cir. Ct. 1991).




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