|West Virginia Public Service Commission|
|June 30, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed by||Governor of West Virginia|
|Bachelor's||West Virginia University|
|J.D.||West Virginia University College of Law|
|Place of birth||Morgantown, West Virginia|
Palmer was born in Morgantown and raised in St. Albans. He graduated from West Virginia University with a BA in English and later earned his J.D. from the West Virginia University College of Law. After law school, Palmer served as a clerk for the late W. Craig Broadwater, who at the time was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. Palmer went on to work as an attorney/advisor to Commissioner Charlotte Lane of the U.S. International Trade Commission and deputy general counsel to West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin.
- BA, English, West Virginia University
- JD, West Virginia University College of Law
West Virginia Public Service Commission (2010 - Present)
As a commissioner, Palmer is a member of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners and sits on the organization's telecommunications and international relations committees.
Palmer was first appointed to the commission in July 2010 to serve the remainder of an unexpired term ending June 30, 2015.
Palmer and his wife, Flavia, live in Charleston and have one daughter.
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