|CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice today announced that he has appointed John A. Hutchison of Beckley to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.|
“I have known John Hutchison my entire life. He has been a Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge for 23 years and is one of the most conservative, respected jurists in the state of West Virginia. He has served on the state’s Mass Litigation panel since 1997. I spoke with some judges prior to making this appointment and they encouraged me to appoint a circuit judge to this position. I’m very pleased to appoint Judge Hutchison to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals,” Gov. Justice said.
Hutchison has served as a Tenth Judicial Circuit Judge since 1995.