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Judge Eric Shuck

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Thirteenth Family Court Circuit (Raleigh, Summers, and Wyoming Counties)

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Judge Eric Shuck, a true native of southern West Virginia, was born in Raleigh County and raised in both Summers and Raleigh. He has a 1996 associate’s degree in paralegal studies and a 1999 bachelor’s degree in legal studies from the College of West Virginia (formerly Mountain State University). He has a 2002 law degree from West Virginia University College of Law, where he graduated thirteenth in a class of 137.

He was elected to the bench in the Thirteenth Family Court Circuit (Raleigh, Summers, and Wyoming Counties) in May 2016 and took office on January 1, 2017.

Before his election, he had worked in the Raleigh County Public Defender's Office since 2002. He previously worked as a paralegal, a general laborer, a farmhand, and a Lowe’s Associate.

Judge Shuck has mentored for the Mountaineer Challenge Academy and served on the Human Rights/Quality Assurance Board of Family Options Providers, Inc. He also speaks at various schools and churches.

He lives in Beckley with his dogs and enjoys hiking, hunting, fishing, camping, riding ATVs and traveling. His family, including his parents Ronnie and Pamela Shuck, still enjoy and maintain property in Summers County.