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September 01, 2017

Senators and VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Federal Judicial Vacancy

US Senators Mark R. Warner and Timothy M. Kaine are accepting applications to fill the upcoming judicial vacancy in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia occasioned by the retirement of Judge Gerald Bruce Lee in September 2017. Relevant information, including a link to download and complete a mandatory questionnaire, can be found on Senator Warner’s website at The deadline to submit materials is Friday, September 29, 2017

The Virginia State Bar also has been asked by Senators Kaine and Warner to evaluate candidates for the upcoming vacancy. Candidates are also to submit on or before September 19, 2017, a résumé, a brief writing sample, and responses to the attached questionnaire (Word doc).

Submissions should be sent electronically (Word document), and the original questionnaire should be submitted by mail. Interviews of candidates will be scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Virginia State Bar office at 1111 E. Main Street, Suite 700, Richmond, VA 23219. Contact VSB staff member Asha Holloman at or (804) 775-0551, if you have any questions.

Updated: Sep 01, 2017