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Notice of Judicial Vacancies on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Members of the bench, bar, and public are hereby notified by the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission (the “Commission”) that two vacancies on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia will occur as a result of the retirements of the Honorable Zoe Bush and the Honorable Thomas J. Motley, effective October 27, 2017. The Commission invites qualified individuals to apply for these vacancies by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017. See D.C. Code §§ 1-204.31, 1-204.33. Application materials, including instructions, are available on the Commission’s website: www.jnc.dc.gov.

Please note that the Commission approved a revised JNC Form 21 Applicant Questionnaire in January 2017. All applications must be submitted using the new JNC Form 21. Individuals who submitted the revised JNC Form 21 for a vacancy on a District of Columbia court in 2017 may submit a short-form JNC Form 21A, with appropriate attachments.

All persons interested in applying for these judicial vacancies shall review and comply with the application instructions on the Commission’s website. Applicants shall submit both an original and a paper copy of their complete application materials to the Executive Director. Do not email application materials to the Commission. All application materials and correspondence shall be addressed to Katherine L. Garrett, Executive Director, Judicial Nomination Commission, 515 Fifth Street, NW, Suite 235, Washington, DC 20001. All application materials must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. on July 20, 2017. Late, incomplete, or outdated application materials will not be considered.

The Commission does not require letters of recommendation, letters of support, or endorsements, but it will accept them. Such letters must be received by the Commission no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 21, 2017. Consult the application instructions on the Commission‘s website for additional information on the procedures for submitting letters.

Questions concerning the application process for these judicial vacancies shall be directed to the Commission’s Executive Director at (202) 879-0478 or [email protected]. If you have questions about the application process, please participate in an open conference call with the Commission’s Executive Director. Dates and dial-in information are on the Commission’s website.

Members of the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission

Honorable Emmet G. Sullivan, Chair
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
United States Courthouse
333 Constitution Avenue, NW
Chambers 4935-Annex
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 354-3260
[email protected]

Ronald S. Flagg, Esq.
Legal Services Corporation
3333 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 295-1620
[email protected]

Mr. William Lucy
1831 Sudbury Lane, NW
Washington, DC 20012
(301) 520-0576
[email protected]

John J. McAvoy, Esq.
3110 Brandywine Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 966-8544
[email protected]

Addy R. Schmitt, Esq.
Miller & Chevalier, Chtd.
900 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202)626-5837
[email protected]

Morris L. Shearin, Sr.
Israel Baptist Church
1251 Saratoga Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 269-0288
[email protected]

Benjamin F. Wilson, Esq.
Beveridge & Diamond, PC
1350 I Street, NW, #700
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 789-6023
[email protected]