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
The 2015-16 Judicial Screening Committee can be found at this link.
Applications Sought for the Judicial Screening Committee
The Fairfax Bar Association Nominating Committee is soliciting nominations for the Judicial Screening Committee. If you would like to apply for one of these positions, or to be considered for an alternate position, complete the online application or download this application form to apply by mail, fax, or e-mail. Applications must be received by 4:00 PM on Friday, April 1, 2016. Please direct questions to Jana Sehrer; 703-246-2084.
Fairfax J&DR District Court Judicial Screening Online Membership Vote
The J&DR District Court Judicial Screening online membership vote began on January 22, 2016 and concluded on February 1, 2016 at 4:00 PM. Pursuant to the Rules of the FBA Judicial Screening Committee, "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 J&DR District Court Judicial Screening online membership vote, please click here.