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Judge C. Richard Wilson

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Second Judicial Circuit (Marshall, Tyler, and Wetzel)

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C. Richard Wilson was sworn into office as a judge in the Second Judicial Circuit (Marshall, Tyler, and Wetzel Counties) on March 13, 2023.

Governor Jim Justice appointed him on February 1, 2023, to fill the seat vacated by the resignation of Judge David Hummel, Jr.

Judge Wilson is a lifelong resident of Marshall County who has a bachelor’s degree (1988) and law degree (1991) from West Virginia University. In his 30-year legal career, he was in private practice and served as a Marshall County Assistant Prosecutor, a fiduciary commissioner, and a mental hygiene commissioner.

He and his wife, Jill, live in Moundsville and have four children.