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Ketchum to Serve as West Virginia Chief Justice in 2016


Menis Ketchum will serve as the chief justice on West Virginia’s highest court in 2016.

The West Virginia Supreme Court announced Ketchum’s selection on Monday in a news release. The position of chief justice is determined annually by a vote of the court.

Ketchum previously served as chief justice in 2012. He was elected to a 12-year term on the court in 2008.