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January 13, 2020

VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Virginia Court of Appeals Vacancy

The Virginia State Bar has been asked by Senator John Edwards of the Judiciary Committee of the Senate of Virginia to evaluate candidates for the vacancy on the Court of Appeals of Virginia due to the appointment of Judge Rossie Alston to the federal bench.  

If you want to be evaluated by the VSB, candidates must submit on or before 4:00 p.m. on January 23, 2020, a résumé, a brief writing sample, and responses to a questionnaire (Word document). Submissions should be sent electronically as a Word document, and the original questionnaire should be submitted by mail. 

Please submit your application materials by email to and mail the original to:

Virginia State Bar
Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee
1111 E. Main Street, Suite 700
Richmond, VA 23219-0026

Interviews of candidates are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.


Contact VSB staff member Asha Holloman at or (804) 775-0551, if you have any questions.

Updated: Jan 13, 2020