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Judicial Screening

The FBA Judicial Screening Committee is charged with evaluating candidates seeking appointment to the Fairfax Circuit, General District, and Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts.  The nine committee members, recommended by the FBA Nominating Committee and elected by the FBA Board of Directors, serve three-year staggered terms, so each year three new members are appointed.


The FBA Judicial Screening Committee invites all judicial candidates to appear before our committee. Based upon a written application and interview candidates are eligible to receive one of the following ratings.


  • Highly Recommended
  • Recommended
  • Qualified
  • Not Found Qualified

Applications are being sought for the Judicial Screening Committee. For more information, or to apply online, please click here. Applications must be received by 4:00 PM on Friday, April 3, 2015.


Fairfax General District Court Judicial Screening Online Membership Vote

The General District Court Judicial Screening online membership vote began on Thursday, January 29, 2015 and concluded on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 4:00 PM. Pursuant of the Rules of the FBA Judicial Screening Committee (rules updated September 2013), "After the close of all voting, the tabulation of ballots, and the report of the tabulation by the FBA President to each applicant, the results of the membership vote shall be posted (including the vote count) on the FBA's website."  


To view the results of the Judicial Screening online membership vote, please click here.




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