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 Judicial Contacts

West Virginia Judicial Offices & Federal Courts

Find contact information for members of the judiciary in West Virginia. For a list of elected justices and judges with term and party affiliation, go to Roster of Current Elected Officials. For U.S. District Court contacts, see Contacts & Courts in the Service of Process section.


Supreme Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of Appeals

Administrative Offices
State Capitol, Bldg. 1, Room E-100
1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305-0830


(304) 558-0145

Clerk's Office
State Capitol, Building 1, Room E-317
1900 KanawhaBoulevard East
Charleston, WV 25305-0831


(304) 558-2601
(304) 558-3815
(304) 558-1313


Justice Brent D. Benjamin
Clerk Phone: (304) 558-2602
Justice Robin Jean Davis
Clerk Phone: (304) 558-4811
Justice Margaret L. Workman
Clerk Phone: (304) 558-2606
Justice Menis E. Ketchum, II
Clerk Phone: (304) 558-2604
Justice Allen Loughry
Clerk Phone:
(304) 558-2605

Circuit Judges, Family Court and Magistrates

Circuit Judges

West Virginia has 65 elected circuit judges in 31 circuits. For the names of current judges, go to the Roster of Judicial Officials. For a list of counties in each circuit, see Judicial Offices. Contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court of a county in which the judge serves to obtain detailed contact information for circuit judges, or visit this link on the WV Supreme Court web site.

Family Court

Family court judges are elected. Contact information for court judges is maintained by the Supreme Court Administrative Office.


West Virginia now has 158 magistrates -- two were added by the Legislature in 2001 each serving within one county. Magistrate offices may be contacted through the Magistrate Clerk of the county. For magistrates' names and other contact information, visit this link on the WV Supreme Court web site.