CHARLESTON, West Virginia – The Judicial Vacancies Advisory Board will immediately receive applications 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 the application and instructions.
The deadline for submitting applications and submitting letters of recommendation is March 14, 2022. Interviews will take place on March 28, 2022. Applications and letters of recommendation will be will not be taken into account if it is received after the deadlines indicated above. As soon as practicable after March 14, 2022, the Office of the Governor will release a list of all nominees for appointment to the Supreme Court of Appeals.
Application and letters of recommendation should be submitted by email to JVAC@wv.gov or by mail addressed to:
Judicial vacation advisory committee
c/o Office of the Governor’s Legal Counsel
Governor’s Office, State Capitol
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, West Virginia 25305
This is the first time that applications have been accepted electronically. Please follow all in-app instructions. Please read all documents carefully. If you have a question not covered in the documents, you may contact the Office of the Governor’s Counsel at 304-558-2000. Applicants are advised not to contact the Commissioners directly regarding the subject of this application.