LL.M., SJD Alumnus Named Chief Justice of West Virginia Supreme Court



On Jan. 1, 2017, Justice Allen H. Loughry II, LL.M. ’99, SJD ’03, became Chief Justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court. Loughry was first elected to the Court in 2012, after serving as a senior assistant attorney general in the West Virginia Attorney General’s office and a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia.

As Chief Justice, he will be the presiding officer over the state’s judicial branch, which encompasses West Virginia’s 74 circuit courts, 47 family courts, and 158 magistrate courts.

A story about Justice Loughry is available here

 

 

 

 

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