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
- 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 online membership vote for candidates for two anticipated Fairfax General District Court vacancies will begin on January 29, 2015 and end on February 6, 2015 at 4:00 PM. Only Regular and Honorary Members of the FBA are eligible to vote. In order to vote, Regular and Honorary Members must have a valid email address on file with the Fairfax Bar Association.
Eligible members may vote from any location providing Internet access. A computer will be made available at the FBA office, should any member need to vote at that location.
Candidate information can be found at this link. If you have questions regarding the online election, please contact the FBA office at 703-246-2740.