THE HONORABLE KAREN A. HENENBERG
Chief Judge, Arlington County District Court (1995 to present).
B.A. cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Randolp-Macon Woman’s College
(1973); J.D., University of Richmond Law School (1977). Assistant
Commonwealth Attorney, Arlington (1978-1981). Private practice,
Falls Church, Arlington, and Fairfax (1981-1995).
Practice areas: Criminal law, civil litigation, collections, landlord-tenant law, juvenile law, and domestic relations. Instructor, National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law, Arlington County Bar Association, Virginia Women Attorneys Association, Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, George Mason School of Law, and American University School of Law.