Applications for 17th Circuit Court vacancies now available


Applications for 17th Circuit Court vacancies now available
CHARLESTON, WV – The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission is currently receiving applications to fill the judicial vacancy on the 17th Judicial Circuit Court serving Monongalia County.

Candidates must submit their completed applications and letters of recommendation or comment no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2023.

Anyone who applied for the 17th Judicial Circuit seat in December 2022 may request to be considered by JVAC by confirming their continued interest without the need to submit a full application.

Those that confirm their continued interest don't need to interview again, but may include a request to re-interview if desired. If any material changes have occurred since the applications were filed for the seat in Dec. 2022, please provide an update to JVAC regarding such changes.
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Applications and letters of recommendation will not be considered if received after the deadline outlined above. Both must be submitted either via email to, or by mail to:
Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission
c/o Office of the General Counsel to the Governor
Office of the Governor
State Capitol
1900 Kanawha Blvd E
Charleston, WV 25305

For more information about the application process, please call the Office of General Counsel at 304-558-2000.

Interviews will be held in Charleston on Wednesday, May 3, 2023.

Contact Information

Jordan Damron,; CJ Harvey,


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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