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November 19, 2021

VSB to Evaluate Additional Candidates for Supreme Court of Virginia Vacancy

Additional Info Statewide Bar Groups

The Virginia State Bar has been asked to reopen the process to evaluate candidates for a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia to be created by the retirement of the Hon. William C. Mims on March 31, 2022.

If you would like to be evaluated for this position by the VSB, a résumé, a brief writing sample, and responses to a questionnaire (Word document) must be submitted on or before 4:00 p.m. on January 5, 2022. Submissions should be sent electronically as a Word document (writing sample may be submitted in pdf format). Please submit your application materials by email to to indicate your interest in being considered for the Supreme Court of Virginia position. 

Candidates who interviewed on November 10th are part of the pool who already applied and need not apply again.

All candidates should also submit their materials to these additional statewide bar groups.

Interviews will be conducted on February 16, 2022.


Contact Asha Holloman of the Virginia State Bar if you have questions.

*This article was edited to reflect the request for additional candidate evaluations.

Updated: Nov 30, 2021