|Name||Jerry Falwell Jr|
Lynchburg, Virginia , United States
|| June 17, 1962
|Last Modifed||Thomas Walker|
Dec 03, 2007 12:29pm
Married - Baptist - Straight -
|Info||Jerry Lamon Falwell, Jr. is the chancellor of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, appointed in May 2007 shortly after his father's death in 2007. |
Falwell attended private schools in the Lynchburg area, attending Lynchburg Christian Academy, where he graduated in 1980, and attended Liberty University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies in 1984. Falwell then attended the University of Virginia School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 1987.
Falwell is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virgina to practize law in Virginia, United States District Courts in both Eastern and Western districts of Virginia, the Fourth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.
Since 1987, he has served in private practice, being the General Counsel of his father's entities, serving on the Board of Trustees of Liberty University in 2000, and later serving Vice Chancellor from 2003 until his father's death, and as Chancellor since then.
Shortly after obtaining his law degree, he married Becki Tilley of Chapel Hill, NC. They have three children -- Jerry Lamon III (born 1989), Charles Wesley (born 1993), and Caroline Grace (2000). They live in Bedford County, Virginia.
He is also the brother of Jonathan Falwell, senior pastor at the Thomas Road Baptist Church.