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Kanawha County Commissioner Says Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib Retiring

Reported by: Send eMail Kennie Bass, Jeff Morris
Reported: Jul. 15, 2014 12:32 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 15, 2014 1:04 PM EDT
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Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia

One of Kanawha County’s veteran judges is retiring.

Kanawha County Commissioner Kent Carper said Circuit Judge Paul Zakaib is retiring.

The commissioner said he believes the retirement will be effective Aug. 30.

“It is my understanding he is retiring after considerable, honorable service,” Carper said. “He is probably one of the finest judges this county has ever seen or ever will see.”

Carper said an appointment likely would be made to fill the 2 and half year remainder of the judge’s term on the bench.



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