Judge Lazenby has been active in youth activities, serving as a YMCA youth soccer coach, a 4-H volunteer, and he has worked with high school band boosters. Judge Jarrell is active in the Robes to Schools civic education program. Judge Whited was the Roane County Prosecuting Attorney from to and before that practiced law in Grantsville, Calhoun County, from to Judge Matthew Dean England was born and raised in Beckley. Before that she was an attorney at Crawford and Jackson in Charles Town for ten years. Judge Hicks has been a member of the Judicial Investigation Commission since Judge Jarrell served as assistant prosecuting attorney in Jackson County from to and practiced with the law firm Bowles, Rice, McDavid, Graff and Love from to
She entered private practice in in the courts of the Northern Panhandle, with the firm of William E.
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She became a member of the National Association of Counsel for Children in and began service on the West Virginia State Bar Commission on Children at its inception ineventually serving as chairwoman for ten years. He was twice elected Prosecuting Attorney for Raleigh County and served on two separate occasions as Magistrate. He is married to Allison Ballard and they have three children. Before she became a judge, she also had been a family court guardian ad litem for Lincoln, Logan, and Mingo Counties since and an approved family court mediator for the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals since In she was re-elected to a circuit that also included Summers County. He was elected in He previously served as a special assistant attorney general from toas a special commissioner for the Circuit Court of Kanawha County from toas a member of the West Virginia Workers' Compensation Appeal Board from to and toand as a hearing examiner for the West Virginia Board of Regents from to