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 

Legislative Building 

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 
General Counsel 
Governor Jay Inslee