MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Recently named Monongalia County Circuit Judge Paul Gwaltney will be sworn in Friday afternoon at the Monongalia County Justice Center.
Gov. Jim Justice appointed Gwaltney to replace Judge Susan Tucker, who retired on May 11.
Gwaltney graduated from the WVU College of Law in 2003.
Gwaltney has in recent years been a criminal defense attorney.
Senior Status Circuit Judge Russell Clawges will deliver the oath of office at the the ceremony set for 1 p.m. Friday.