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Gov. Justice appoints Paul W. Gwaltney, Jr. to the 17th Judicial Circuit

May 14th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Gov. Jim Justice announced that he has appointed Paul W. Gwaltney, Jr. as Judge for the 17th Judicial Circuit which serves Monongalia County.

Gwaltney graduated in the top 15 percent of his class at WVU College of Law in 2003, where he served on West Virginia Law Review as an associate editor and an executive research editor. 

In 2013, Gwaltney was named a “Rising Star” by the Super Lawyers publication for his outstanding contributions to the legal profession.

In his spare time, Gwaltney proudly attends Calvary Chapel Morgantown, where his family has worshiped for the last ten years.