Supreme Court of Virginia Vacancy
Henry L. Marsh, III, chair of the Courts of Justice Committee of the Senate of Virginia, and David L. Albo, chair of the Courts of Justice Committee of the Virginia House of Delegates, have invited The Virginia Bar Association and other statewide bar organizations to make recommendations for candidates to fill an impending vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia occasioned by the retirement of Justice Lawrence L. Koontz, Jr. Candidates for the vacancy will be considered by the VBA’s Committee on Nominations to Virginia Commissions and Appellate Courts.
The VBA considers information submitted by candidates, including responses to the form questionnaire used by the Virginia State Bar, a personal resume and a writing sample. Candidate submissions should be made electronically to Guy Tower, VBA executive director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions is October 29, 2010. The VBA does not conduct personal interviews of candidates.