Grant County Circuit Clerk

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The Clerk of the Circuit Court is elected in each county to carry out administrative functions and to act as record-keeper for circuit court actions in that county. The office of the clerk is authorized by Article 8, Section 9 of the West Virginia Constitution. The Circuit Clerk is an officer within the judicial system and plays a pivotal role in that system. The West Virginia Constitution establishes a hierarchy of administrative control that gives overall authority for the entire judicial system to the Supreme Court of Appeals. Local administrative authority lies in the circuit court, including the office of circuit clerk with regard to the clerk’s judicial functions but the clerk has autonomy to establish procedures and policies necessary to carry out statutory responsibilities. The salary range is $52,040 - $68,302 and is required to be full-time in Class I-V counties. Examples of duties and responsibilities include:

Current Circuit Clerk

Melanie Biggs

Term of Office

6 Years

Contact Information

Grant County Circuit Clerk
5 Highland Avenue
Petersburg, WV 26847

304-257-4545 - Phone
304-257-2593 - Fax