Gov. Justice appoints Stacy Lynn Nowicki-Eldridge as judge for Twenty-Fifth Judicial Circuit serving Lincoln and Boone counties


CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice has appointed Stacy Lynn Nowicki-Eldridge, of Alum Creek, to the Twenty-Fifth Judicial Circuit, which serves Lincoln and Boone counties. Nowicki-Eldridge is set to fill the seat vacated by the resignation of the Honorable William S. Thompson.

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“I am extremely humbled and honored by Governor Justice selecting me for this position,” Nowicki-Eldridge said. “I look forward to continuing to serve the citizens of the State of West Virginia in this position, and to be an asset to the residents of Boone and Lincoln Counties.”

Nowicki-Eldridge has practiced law in West Virginia for 20 years. Much of her career work has taken place in state government where she has served as an Assistant Attorney General for the West Virginia Attorney General’s Office, General Counsel for the West Virginia Division of Corrections, and Deputy General Counsel for the West Virginia Department of Homeland Security, a position which she currently holds. 

She has also served as a Judicial Clerk, an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Hancock County, and an Assistant Public Defender for the First Judicial Circuit in Wheeling.

Nowicki-Eldridge graduated in 1999 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and in 1996 from West Virginia University.

In her free time, Nowicki-Eldridge has coached little league soccer and has been a volunteer with the Girl Scouts of America.

Nowicki-Eldridge and her family live in Lincoln County.
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