Councilwoman Linda Curtis

Time on Council

  • Appointed Oct. 23. 2013-Special election in 2014 (Vice Mayor)
  • 1st Elected term: July 1, 2014-June 30, 2016 (Vice Mayor)
  • 2nd elected term: July 1, 2016-present
  • Term expires: June 30, 2020
  • Salary: $23,000


  • Husband, Dr. W.R. Curtis, Jr.


  • University of Miami (Fla.), Bachelor of Arts in Communications, 1974
  • Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary, Juris Doctor, 1978

Other Political Offices

  • None

Professional/Military Experience

  • Elected Hampton Commonwealth's Attorney, 1996-2012 (retired)
  • Appointed Hampton Commonwealth's Attorney, September 1995
  • Hampton Chief Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney, 1985-1995
  • Hampton Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney, 1982-1985
  • Hampton Associate Executive Director of Victims' Assistance Legal Organization, or VALOR, 1981-1982
  • Virginia Beach Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, specializing in the prosecution of career criminals and major offenses such as rape, robbery, and homicide, 1978-1981
  • Hampton Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, Intern



  • Finance Committee
  • Hampton Arts Commission
  • Hampton Arts Foundation
  • Hampton FADA
  • National Aeronautics Support Team
  • Purchasing & Procurement Oversight Committee
  • Virginia Municipal League, General Laws Committee
  • Bethel High School Academy of Law and Public Safety Advisory Committee
  • Alternatives Inc., Board of Directors, past president
  • St. John's Episcopal Church, treasurer


  • Aberdeen Historical Foundation Board of Directors
  • Transitions Family Violence Services, Board of Directors, president
  • Y.H. Thomas Community Center, Board of Directors
  • Kenneth Wallace Community Center, Board of Directors
  • National District Attorneys' Association, Board of Directors
  • Virginia Association of Commonwealth's Attorneys, board member
  • Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission
  • Virginia Criminal Justice Conference
  • Virginia Network for Victims and Witnesses Inc., past president
  • Department of Criminal Justice Services Victims' Rights Implementation Committee
  • Hampton Family Violence Prevention Council, founding member
  • Judicial Council of Virginia, Domestic Violence Advisory Committee

Current Statement of Economic Interests (PDF) form