May 2, 2017
Notice of Judicial Vacancy
Benton and Franklin County Superior Court
On April 27, 2017, Hon. Vic L. VanderSchoor announced his resignation from the
bench effective September 5, 2017. Governor Jay Inslee is now seeking interested and
qualified members of the Washington State Bar Association to submit applications to
fill this position. The Governor’s application for judicial appointment, the Uniform
Judicial Evaluation Questionnaire, is accepted by several minority bar associations for
evaluation purposes. It can be downloaded from the URL address below.
Nicholas W. Brown, General Counsel
Office of the Governor
PO Box 40002
Olympia, WA 98504
To be considered for this vacancy, applicants are strongly encouraged to promptly
submit complete applications, along with a short resume and the Waiver and
Authorization to Release Information, and schedule judicial evaluations with the
statewide minority bar associations. All applications must be completed and submitted
to the Governor’s Office by June 2, 2017, with all judicial evaluation ratings submitted
to the Governor’s Office of General Counsel as soon as possible.
If you have previously submitted an application to the General Counsel and would like
to be considered for this position, please submit a letter of interest along with any
updates/supplemental materials to your application.
Nicholas W. Brown
Governor Jay Inslee