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February 26, 2010

VSB to Evaluate Candidates for Judicial Vacancies

The Virginia State Bar has been asked by Senators Jim Webb and Mark Warner to evaluate candidates for a vacancy on the U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Virginia (Norfolk) and for a vacancy on the U.S. District Court – Western District.

Persons who previously submitted a questionnaire and were interviewed/considered for either the vacancy on the US District Court - Eastern District (Richmond) or the vacancy on the US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, on February 19 and 20, 2009, do not need to submit a new questionnaire.  Instead, they may express their interest in being reconsidered and intent to rely upon their previously submitted materials by writing to the JNC c/o Valerie Breeden, Executive Assistant, Virginia State Bar,, on or before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 22, 2010.  Any information on the questionnaire that has changed or needs to be supplemented must be provided on or before this date.
Applicants who have not previously been evaluated are asked to submit on or before March 22, 2010, a résumé, a brief writing sample and responses to a questionnaire (Word doc) available on the Virginia State Bar website.
Submissions should be sent electronically, and the original questionnaire should be submitted by mail. Interviews of applicants who have not previously been interviewed will be schedule to take place on April 19, 2010, at the Virginia State Bar office at 707 E. Main Street, Suite 1500, Richmond. Contact VSB staff member Valerie Breeden,, (804) 775-0551, if you have any questions.

originally posted February 26, 2010

Updated: Mar 08, 2010