Statutory Authority

Virginia Code §§ 19.2-163.01 and 19.2-163.8 require the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission, and for capital defense counsel, the Supreme Court of Virginia, to compile and maintain a list of attorneys qualified to represent accused persons who are in need of criminal indigent defense services.

UNDER CODE OF VIRGINIA, §19.2-163.01, THE COMMISSION SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING POWERS AND DUTIES
CODE OF VIRGINIA, §19.2-163.8, PROVIDES AUTHORITY TO MAINTAIN A LIST OF ATTORNEYS WHO ARE QUALIFIED TO REPRESENT DEFENDANTS CHARGED WITH CAPITAL MURDER OR SENTENCED TO DEATH AS FOLLOWS

MISDEMEANOR, FELONY AND JUVENILE CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATIONS

CAPITAL CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATIONS