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Town of Leesburg Welcomes New Deputy Town Attorney

Post Date:08/22/2019 12:05 PM
Christine NewtonLeesburg, VA (August 22, 2019) – The Town of Leesburg announces the hiring of Christine M. Newton as the new deputy town attorney.

Born and raised in western New York, Newton earned her law degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law in 1994.

Following her graduation, Newton practiced law in western New York for several years, where she served as an Assistant County Attorney in Wyoming County, New York, representing and advising the county hospital, building department, and department of health. She was also associated with a private law firm, where she assisted individual, corporate, and municipal clients with both litigation matters and transactional needs.

Having resided with her family in Leesburg since 2005, Newton has been an active member of the local community, serving in various volunteer capacities with civic, school, church, and athletic organizations. She currently serves as an appointed member of the Loudoun County Public Library Board of Trustees and previously served on the Rust Library Advisory Board.

Newton has worked for a private legal practice, in Leesburg, since 2011, most recently as a shareholder at Turner & Kinney, a general civil and business practice. Her work focused on addressing the legal needs of professional and business clients in a wide range of matters, including commercial real estate, contracts, and business formations and transactions. 

Service to the local bar has been an important professional focus for Newton. She currently serves as the President of the Loudoun Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association, and the Parliamentarian of the Loudoun County Bar Association. 

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin
Public Information Assistant
lkosin@leesburgva.gov
703-771-2781
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