• Berkeley County (W.Veterans administration.) Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Frederick Kinser
Morgan County (W.Veterans administration.) Prosecuting Attorney Debra MH McLaughlin and 24th Family Circuit Court Judge David A. Camilletti applied using the Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission for that open seat within the 23rd circuit, including Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties.
The procedure for filling the present vacancy is nonpartisan.
The governor then must result in the appointment to fill the vacancy within thirty days after finding the list.
The advisory commission, that helps the governor with filling judicial vacancies, is anticipated to submit a summary of finalists to Justice.
Interviews for that current judicial vacancy is going to be August. 22, based on West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s office.
The appointee will need to run for election in May 2018 to accomplish the unexpired eight-year term under condition law.
Yoder, a Republican, died June 9 because of complications stemming from heart surgery.
• Former assistant prosecutors Nicholas Colvin and Kimberley Crockett