News and Information
February 05, 2007

Vacancies on Eastern District Federal Bench



The United States District Court will have two judges taking senior status this spring, creating two vacancies: Judge Payne in Richmond and Judge Ellis in Alexandria. The Virginia State Bar’s Judicial Nominations Committee will accept judicial evaluation questionnaires and a brief writing sample preferably by e-mail, no later than 4:45 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2007. Interviews will be conducted on Friday, February 23, 2007.

To obtain a copy of the judicial evaluation questionnaire and to schedule an interview, please contact:

Valerie Breeden
Executive Assistant
Virginia State Bar
breeden@vsb.org or (804) 775-0551

Updated: Feb 13, 2007