Application for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals vacancy – February 2022



CHARLESTON, WV – The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission will receive applications immediately for the recent vacancy on the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals caused by the resignation of Supreme Court Justice Evan Jenkins.

Click here to access application and instructions.

The deadline for applications and for submittal of letters of recommendation is March 14, 2022. Interviews will be held on March 28, 2022. Applications and letters of recommendation will not be considered if received after the deadlines outlined above. As soon as possible after March 14, 2022, the Office of the Governor will publish a list of all applicants for the Supreme Court of Appeals appointment.

The application and letters of recommendation must be submitted via email to or by mail, addressed to:
Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission
c/o Office of General Counsel to the Governor
Office of the Governor, State Capitol
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, West Virginia 25305

This is the first time applications are being accepted electronically. Please follow all instructions in the application. Please read all materials carefully. In the event you have a question not covered in the materials, you may contact the Office of General Counsel to the Governor at 304-558-2000. Applicants are advised not to contact the Commissioners directly regarding the subject of this application.

Contact Information

Jordan Damron,


Office of the Governor
State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305

Office Phone:
304.558.2000 or 1.888.438.2731

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