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Stephen Craig Brown

Stephen Craig Brown, formerly of Charlottesville, Virginia, is the City Attorney for the City of Manassas. Craig has more than 38 years of experience as a municipal attorney.

In his previous position as City Attorney for the City of Charlottesville, Virginia, 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.  He has a wide range of experience working in local government.

Career Highlights

  • 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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