Vacancy was created following the death of Judge John Yoder
CHARLESTON, WV – Governor Jim Justice has announced
that he has appointed Debra McLaughlin to serve as the Circuit Court Judge for
the 23rd Judicial Circuit, to fill the vacancy created by the death
of the Honorable John Yoder.
currently resides in Berkeley Springs. She has practiced law in
West Virginia since 1999. McLaughlin served as the Assistant Prosecuting
Attorney in Morgan County from 1999-2002. Since 2002, she has been Morgan
County’s Prosecuting Attorney.