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Judges appointed by Earl Ray Tomblin

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Earl Ray Tomblin is the Governor of West Virginia. He was elected in 2010 and is a Republican. For an extensive profile, visit: Earl Ray Tomblin's page.

Appointment process

In West Virginia, the governor makes a judicial appointment to fill a vacancy. The judge serves the remainder of the unexpired term.

Appointed judges

The tables below list the governor's appointees to the courts across the state. These lists are updated automatically with new appointments.

Supreme Court of Appeals

The governor has not appointed any judges to this level of the courts.

Circuit Courts

NameCourtActivePrevious position
ThompsonMiki J. ThompsonThirtieth Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2014-2016Family court judge, Eighth Family Court Circuit
SweeneyTimothy L. SweeneyThird Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2010-PresentProsecuting Attorney, Pleasants County
Farrell, Sr.Paul Farrell, Sr.Sixth Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2011-2020Attorney, Farrell, Farrell, and Farrell, PLLC
AloiMichael AloiSixteenth Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2011-2016Partner, Manchin & Aloi, Attorneys at Law
LeslieJ. Robert LeslieTwenty-Ninth Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2012-2013Partner, Tyree, Embree & Leslie, PLLC
SimsDavid J. SimsFirst Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2012-2016
LorensenMichael Douglas LorensenTwenty-Third Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2012-2016Partner, Bowles Rice
CarlH. Charles CarlTwenty-Second Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2013-2022Attorney, Carl, Keaton, Frazer and Milleson
HallKurt W. HallTwenty-Sixth Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2013-2014Assistant Prosecutor, Harrison County
ChilesChris ChilesSixth Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2014-2016Prosecuting attorney, Cabell County
RichardsonRobert E. RichardsonEleventh Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2014-PresentPartner, Ford & Richardson
TabitJoanna I. TabitThirteenth Judicial Circuit, West Virginia9/2/2014-2016Attorney, Steptoe & Johnson
WilmothDavid H. WilmothTwentieth Judicial Circuit, West Virginia2015-2016

Family Courts

NameCourtActivePrevious position
StotlerGlen StotlerTwenty-Third Family Circuit, West Virginia2011-presentAttorney, private practice
ZakR. Joseph ZakEleventh Family Circuit, West Virginia2014-2016Hearing examiner, West Virginia Board of Medicine
DeskinsSabrina DeskinsEighth Family Circuit, West Virginia9/17/2014-Present

See also

External links

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