WEST VIRGINIA SUPREME COURT: Chief Justice to speak at Fayette Judge’s Investiture

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

West Virginia Supreme Court issued the following announcement on Jan. 25.

Supreme Court Chief Justice Beth Walker speak at the ceremonial investiture of Thomas H. Ewing, a judge in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit (Fayette County), at 1:30 p.m. Monday, January 28, in the Fayette County Courthouse in Fayetteville. The public is invited to the event in the courtroom of Twelfth Judicial Circuit Judge Paul Blake, who will deliver the oath of office.

Judge Ewing is a native of Fayette County. He grew up in Hico and graduated from Midland Trail High School. He has bachelor’s degrees in education (2000) and history (2001) from Glenville State College and a law degree (2004) from West Virginia University, where he was Order of the Coif and Executive Research Editor and Associate Editor of the West Virginia Law Review. At Glenville State, he was a four-year member and captain of the men’s basketball team, won numerous student-athlete scholarships, and was named the 2001 top graduating student athlete. Judge Ewing was an attorney with the law firm Kay, Casto & Chaney from 2004 until his appointment to the bench and was the managing member of its Fayetteville office from 2015 to 2018.

He previously had a federal judicial externship with U.S. District Court Chief Judge Irene Keeley (2003), was a research assistant at the College of Law (2002), and was a certified teacher in Fayette County (2001). He is a member of the 2007 Leadership West Virginia class. He has been a volunteer and coach with the Midland Trail Little League; Ansted Braves Baseball; middle school baseball, Upper Deck League in Beckley; and the New River Patriots Youth Football Association. He has been an Organizer and President of the John A. Flournoy Youth Basketball League; President of the Board of Directors of the Midland Trail Community Center; Commissioner, Fayette County Deputy Sheriff’s Civil Service Commission; Member of the Board of Directors, Fayette County Public Defender Corporation; and Member-at-Large of the Board of Directors, Fayette County Community Criminal Justice Board. He is active in the Sunday Road Baptist Church in Hico. Judge Ewing lives in Edmond with his wife, Mindy, and their four children

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