THE HONORABLE B. WAUGH CRIGLER
B. Waugh Crigler is a federal magistrate judge for the United
States District Court for the Western District of Virginia. He was
appointed to this position in 1981. Judge Crigler received his B.A.
degree from Washington and Lee University in 1970 and his J.D.
degree from the University of Tennessee in 1974. Judge Crigler began
his career in 1973 as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge Robert L.
Taylor of the Eastern District of Tennessee. The following year, he
became a private practice lawyer. He worked in this capacity until
his judicial appointment in 1981. He also teaches at the University
of Virginia School of Law.
U.S. Magistrate Judge, Western District of Virginia, 1981-Present; B.A.,1970, Washington and Lee University; J.D., 1974, University of Tennessee; Tennessee Law Review; Law Clerk, 1973-74, Hon. Robert L. Taylor, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee; Private Practice, 1974-81; Member, Judicial Conference of the United States Criminal Rules Advisory Committee, 1991-97; Member, Boards of Governors, Virginia State Bar Sections on Education of Lawyers and Litigation; Member, 1998-2001, Virginia State Bar Professionalism Faculty, Professionalism Committee and Professionalism For Law Students Subcommittee; Member, Virginia Bar Association Professionalism Commission.