Craig Brown

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Craig Brown

Stephen Craig Brown served as the Charlottesville City Attorney from 2001[1] to 2018.[2] He left the position in early 2018 to become city attorney of Manassas, Virginia.[2] He was succeeded by John Blair. Brown began his tenure with the City of Manassas on February 20, 2018. [3] [4]

As City Attorney for the City of Charlottesville, Craig supervised and managed three attorneys and two paralegals, serving more than 900 City of Charlottesville employees and the City Council.  He worked his way up from Assistant City Attorney in 1985 to City Attorney in 2001.[1]

Career Highlights[1]

  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court; the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit; the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia; and the Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Member of the Virginia State Bar, the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia.


  • Law Degree, Wake Forest University School of Law 1979
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Virginia 1976

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Web. City Attorney, April 9, 2024, retrieved April 9, 2024.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Web. Charlottesville City Attorney announces he's leaving post, News Article, CBS 6, December 17, 2017, retrieved May 16, 2024.
  3. Web. City of Manassas Hires City Attorney, Prince William Living, December 19, 2017, retrieved April 9, 2024.
  4. Web. [1]

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