West Virginia Judiciary

Kanawha County Court Information

Circuit Court

Kanawha County is the only county in the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit. The county seat is Charleston.

Kanawha

Christopher McClung
Court Administrator
304-357-0369
Fax: 304-357-0310

Judge Maryclaire Akers
(address same as Circuit Clerk)
304-357-0367
Fax: 304-357-9577

Judge Jennifer F. Bailey
(address same as Circuit Clerk)
304-357-0366
Fax: 304-357-0563

Judge Kenneth D. Ballard
(address same as Circuit Clerk)
304-357-0363
Fax: 304-357-9860

Judge Louis H. "Duke" Bloom
(address same as Circuit Clerk)
304-357-0365
Fax: 304-357-0333

Judge Tera L. Salango
(address same as Circuit Clerk)
304-357-0364
Fax: 304-357-0594

Judge Joanna Tabit
(address same as Circuit Clerk)
304-357-0362
Fax: 304-357-9859

Judge Carrie L. Webster
(address same as Circuit Clerk)
304-357-0361
Fax: 304-357-0625

Cathy S. Gatson, Clerk
Kanawha County Judicial Building
P.O. Box 2351
111 Court Street
Charleston, WV 25301
304-357-0440
Fax: 304-357-0473

Family Court

Kanawha County makes up the Eleventh Family Court Circuit.

Kanawha

Judge Jim Douglas
Kanawha County Judicial Building
111 Court Street, Suite 5
Charleston, WV 25301
304-558-2567
Fax: 304-558-0038

Judge Robert M. Montgomery
Kanawha County Judicial Building
111 Court Street, Suite 2
Charleston, WV 25301
304-558-0554
Fax: 304-558-8096

Judge Julie A. Pence
Kanawha County Judicial Building
111 Court Street, Suite 1
Charleston, WV 25301
304-558-0497
Fax: 304-558-4237

Judge Brittany Ranson Stonestreet
Kanawha County Judicial Building
111 Court Street, Suite 4
Charleston, WV 25301
304-558-5801
Fax: 304-558-5803

Judge Lera K. VanMeter
Kanawha County Judicial Building
111 Court Street, Suite 3
Charleston, WV 25301
304-357-7450
Fax: 304-558-8097

Magistrate Court

Magistrate Rusty Casto
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0404

Magistrate Michael B. Ferrell
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0401

Magistrate Brent L. Hall
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0405

Magistrate Ward Harshbarger
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0403

Magistrate Pete C. Lopez
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0407

Magistrate Jack Pauley
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0406

Magistrate Gary Q. Sheff
(addressand fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0402

Magistrate Joseph L. Shelton
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0408

Magistrate vacant
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0409

Magistrate Traci L. Strickland
(address and fax number same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-357-0434

Michele D. Cook, Clerk
Kanawha County Judicial Building
111 Court Street
Charleston, WV 25301
304-357-0422
Fax: 304-357-0431

Probation

Probation Office
Kanawha County Judicial Annex
111 Court Street, Third Floor
Charleston, WV 25301
304-357-0500 (Adult)
Fax: 304-357-0511
304-357-0520 (Juvenile)
Fax: 304-357-4667

Judy Jones, Probation Officer, Chief, Adult
James F. Dunlap, Probation Officer, Deputy Chief, Adult
R. Keith Stewart, Probation Officer, Chief, Juvenile
Parnel Legros, Probation Officer, Deputy Chief, Juvenile