West Virginia Judiciary

McDowell County Court Information

Circuit Court

McDowell County comprises the Eighth Judicial Circuit. The county seat is Welch.

McDowell County Circuit Court Map

Judge Rudolph J. Murensky, II
McDowell County Courthouse
P.O. Box 768
Court and Wyoming Streets
Welch, WV 24801
304-436-8512
Fax 304-436-8574

Judge Booker T. Stephens
McDowell County Courthouse
P.O. Box 310
Court and Wyoming Streets
Welch, WV 24801
304-436-8531
Fax 304-436-3340

Address filings to the McDowell County Circuit Clerk,
Francine Spencer
90 Wyoming Street, Suite 201
Welch, WV 24801
304-436-8535
Fax: 304-436-6994

Family Court

McDowell County is part of the Twelfth Family Court Circuit, which also includes Mercer County.

McDowell County Family Court Map

Judge Anthony Bisaha
120 Scott Street
Princeton, WV 24740
304-487-8423
Fax 304-431-2642
304-436-6943 (McDowell County)
Fax: 304-436-2817

Judge Lisa K. Clark
120 Scott Street
Princeton, WV 24740
304-487-8423
Fax 304-431-2642
304-436-6943 (McDowell County)
Fax: 304-436-2642

Judge Mary E. Griffith
120 Scott Street
Princeton, WV 24740
304-487-8423
Fax 304-431-2642
304-436-6943 (McDowell County)
Fax: 304-436-2642

Magistrate Court

Magistrate Steve L. Cox
(address same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-436-8594

Magistrate Daniel W. Mitchell
(address same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-436-8591

Magistrate Richard VanDyke
(address same as Magistrate Clerk)
304-436-8590

Magistrates' Fax: 304-436-6798

Janet L. England, Clerk
P.O. Box 447
105 Wyoming Street
Welch, WV 24801
304-436-8587
Fax: 304-436-8575

Probation

Probation Office
McDowell County
P.O. Box 1652
119 Wyoming Street
Welch, WV 24801
304-436-8510
Fax: 304-436-3476

Probation Officers
Diana L. Castle, Probation Officer
Jawanda T. Gravely, Probation Officer
Jerome T. Powell, Probation Officer,
Stephen Slade, Probation Officer

Region VI Sex Offender Intensive Supervision Officers

Monica Brown
Javan Eary
Heath Harmon
Arthur Houchins, Lead Officer
Jennifer Lester
Brian Moore