Members of the bench, bar, and public are hereby notified by the District of Columbia Judicial Nomination Commission (the “Commission”) that a vacancy on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals will occur as a result of the retirement of the Honorable Vanessa Ruiz, effective August 31, 2011. Within 60 days of a vacancy, the Commission is to submit to the President of the United States the names of three persons for possible nomination and appointment to the Court. DC Code § 1-204.34. Accordingly, the Commission invites qualified individuals to apply for this vacancy.
This vacancy is closed.
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