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Judicial Nomination Commission Solicits Applications for Superior Court Vacancy

July 09, 2024

On July 9 the D.C. Judicial Nomination Commission announced that a vacancy on D.C. Superior Court will result when a current judge assumes the seat of Chief Judge Anita Josey-Herring upon her retirement, effective October 1, 2024.

All persons interested in applying for this judicial vacancy must review and comply with the application instructions on the commission’s website (jnc.dc.gov).

Candidates’ statements of interest and application materials  must be received by the commission electronically by 12:00 p.m. on September 10. Optional letters of recommendation are due by 5 p.m. on November 1.

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