Gov. Justice appoints McLaughlin as judge for 23rd Judicial Circuit serving Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson counties
WV – Gov. Jim Justice has
appointed Debra McLaughlin of Berkeley Springs, WV to the 23rd Judicial Circuit
Court, which serves Morgan, Berkeley and Jefferson counties. McLaughlin fills
the seat vacated by Judge Christopher C. Wilkes, following his retirement.
McLaughlin has previous experience in this role, as she served as a judge in
the 23rd Judicial Circuit from 2017-2018. In the time since, she has served as
the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Jefferson County.
McLaughlin has practiced law in West Virginia since 1999. She served as the
Prosecuting Attorney in Morgan County from 2002-2017.
Butch Antolini, 304-890-2945, Butch.Antolini@wv.gov