Friday, December 17, 2004

Judge Stump to retire as circuit court judge in 30th Circuit

The Coalfield Progress has this report on the upcoming retirement as an active-duty judge by Judge Robert Stump, for whom a successor will be named in the next session of the General Assembly.

The article notes: "Wise County attorneys Tim McAfee, Greg Stewart, Leonard Rogers, Bill Bradshaw and Walt Rivers are vying for the appointment, along with Tammy McElyea, commonwealth attorney in Lee County."

The article notes that Virginia judges must retire at age 70. Judge Birg Sergent, also of the 30th Circuit, was born in 1937 (according to, and so he may be retiring in 2007.

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