W&L Law’s Scott Recommended for U.S. District Court Opening Juval Scott, an adjunct professor of law and Federal Public Defender, has been recommended by U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine to fill a judicial vacancy in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
Juval Scott, an adjunct professor at Washington and Lee University School of Law and the Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Virginia, has been recommended by U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine to fill an upcoming judicial vacancy in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, Abingdon Division.
At W&L, Juval teaches an upper level Criminal Procedure course focused on adjudication. She was recommended for the opening along with Robert Ballou, a Federal Magistrate Judge in the Western District.
Juval has also served as an Assistant Federal Defender in the Eastern District of Wisconsin and Southern District of Indiana. As an Attorney Advisor at the Administrative Office of Courts, Defender Services Office, Training Division, she worked to develop and implement national, state, and local training programs for public defenders. As a public defender, Ms. Scott has represented hundreds of indigent clients. If nominated and confirmed, Ms. Scott would be the first African American judge on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
The full announcement from Senator Kaine’s office is available online.