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Judicial Selection Commission

The Governor's Judicial Selection Commission, established by Executive Order 2017-01, hereby posts notice of New Hampshire Circuit vacancies for 2017. All interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

New Hampshire Judicial Candidates application pdf file

Applications may also be requested by contacting Commission Chair Chuck Douglas at or 603-224-1988 or by contacting John Formella at  Any questions should be directed to the Commission Chair Chuck Douglas.

Each candidate must submit the application and all accompanying documents, including writing samples, via email only to or

Candidates who previously submitted an application may reapply now, but must resubmit a full application with all materials.

The deadline for applications submissions is March 13th 2017.

The Commission also hereby posts notice of a July 2017 vacancy on the New Hampshire Supreme Court. All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply using the same procedures noted above. The application deadline for  the Supreme Court vacancy is 5:00 p. m. on April 5, 2017.

Commission Roster

Chuck Douglas – Chair
Jack Sanders – Vice Chair
Sheriff Scott Hilliard., Merrimack County sheriff
Donna Sytek, Former Speaker of the House
Susan Dupree, Of Counsel, Bernstein Shur
Lynn Parker, Executive Director, New Hampshire Legal Assistance
Mike Scala, Executive Director, Coos Economic Development Corp.
Jack Tulley, Nashua Business Owner
Matt Kfoury, President and CEO of Central Paper Products

Further information may be found on the New Hampshire Bar Association website.

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Office of Governor Christopher Sununu
State House  |  107 North Main Street  |  Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2121  |  fax: (603) 271-7640