The Judicial Selection Committee, pursuant to the By-Laws of the Arlington County Bar Association, and by request of the Arlington delegation to the General Assembly, hereby gives Notice of a Nominating Meeting for a judicial vacancy on the Circuit Court of the Seventeenth Judicial District. Hon. William T. Newman, Presiding Judge has informed the Delegation that he intends to retire on or before July 1st, 2023. The Arlington County Bar Association Judicial Selection Committee intends to hold a nominating meeting on December 22, 2022, at 4pm at the Arlington Courthouse Law Library. The Arlington delegation to the General Assembly expects to conduct their interviews shortly thereafter.
Interested candidates must submit an electronic copy of their completed questionnaire (available by clicking here) to ArlingtonCountyBar@Gmail.com no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday December 8th, 2022.
In consideration of social distancing due to COVID-19, hybrid accommodations will be made using Zoom. This includes the nominating meeting and the judicial selection committee's screening interviews. Interviews will take place on December 9 through the 16th. Applications will be submitted online, and voting will also be conducted online. Only Active Dues Paying Members will be allowed to participate and vote in the judicial selection process. If you are uncertain about your dues status, please contact ArlingtonCountyBar@gmail.com immediately with "Dues Inquiry" in your subject line. Only Arlington County Bar Association members that have paid their dues as of December 8th, 2022, will be eligible to participate in the nomination and voting process for this vacancy.
*Please note that a prior announcement email was sent from our Association website software, but technical issues with the migration between providers has led to many not having received the email. After due consideration, the Committee decided on this new timeline. Prospects candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible so that interviews may be scheduled during an already busy season.