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D.C. Judicial Nomination Commission Extends Deadline for Superior Court Vacancy

August 22, 2018

On August 16, 2018, the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission (“Commission”) posted a notice of a vacancy on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, occurring as a result of the anticipated retirement of the Honorable Brian Holeman, effective October 26, 2018.

The Commission hereby provides notice that the date to apply for this vacancy has been extended to October 10, 2018. The Commission invites qualified individuals to apply by 12 pm on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. See D.C. Code §§ 1-204.31, 1-204.33. Application materials, including instructions, are available on the Commission’s website: www.jnc.dc.gov.

Individuals who submitted an application for the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Mott need only email a PDF letter of interest and a current resume to the Commission’s Executive Director, Bianca Garcia, at dc.jnc@dc.gov, no later than 12 pm on October 10, 2018.

All other persons interested in applying for the judicial vacancy created by Judge Holeman’s retirement shall review and comply with the application instructions on the Commission’s website, including submitting both an original and a paper copy of their complete application materials to the Commission. Do not email application materials to the Commission or to individual Commission members. All application materials and correspondence shall be addressed to: Judicial Nomination Commission, 515 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 235, Washington, DC 20001. All application materials must be received no later than 12 pm on October 10, 2018. Late, incomplete, or outdated application materials will not be considered.

The Commission does not require letters of recommendation, letters of support, or endorsements, but it will accept them. Such letters must be received by the Commission no later than 5 pm on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Consult the application instructions on the Commission‘s website for additional information on the procedures for submitting letters.

Questions concerning the application process for this judicial vacancy shall be directed to the Commission at (202) 879-0478 or dc.jnc@dc.gov. If you have questions about the application process, please participate in a JNC open conference call. Dates and dial-in information are on the Commission’s website.

Read the Judicial Nomination Commission notice in its entirety.