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Lewis County West Virginia.

Circuit Clerk:

Beth A. Burkhart

117 Court Avenue
Weston, WV 26452

Phone: 304-269-8210

Fax: 304-269-8249


Honorable Jacob E. Reger

26th Judicial Circuit Court Judge

Serving Lewis and Upshur Counties


Honorable Kurt W. Hall

26th Judicial Circuit Court Judge

Serving Lewis and Upshur Counties

Headshot of Circuit Court Judge, Judge Jacob Reger.
Headshot of Circuit Court Judge, Judge Kurt Hall.
Circuit Clerk, Beth Burkhart, shaking hands with Judge, Jacob Reger, while standing in a courtroom.

Lewis County Circuit Clerk

Beth A. Burkhart

Courthouse hours:

Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 4:00pm

The Clerk of the Circuit Court is elected in county to carry out administrative functions and to as a record keeper for the circuit court. The term of this office is six years and the annual salary in Lewis County as set by WV Code is $67,489. The Circuit Court is an officer within the judicial system and has the authority to establish procedures and policies for the county as need to carry out statutory responsibilities of for the circuit court. Duties of the Circuit Clerk include, but are not limited to:

  • Clerk for Circuit and Family Courts

  • Issue mesne (during the progress of a case) process

  • Issue final process to enforce and execute judgments

  • Appoint a guardian ad litem when required

  • Respond to other requests not requiring a court order

  • Responsible for all papers filed in the office; registrar, recorder and custodian of all pleadings, documents and funds pertaining to cases filed in circuit and family court

  • Administration and management of the petit and grand jury system

  • Create master list of prospective jurors; select panels for attendance, qualify and summons jurors; provide juror orientation and monitor jurors’ attendance and mileage

  • Serve as fee officer for the courts

  • Report statistics to other governmental agencies

Useful/Helpful Links:


West Virginia Judiciary - Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia (


Divorce Packet Forms - West Virginia Judiciary (


Family Court Forms - West Virginia Judiciary (


West Virginia Judiciary | Jury Duty: Frequently Asked Questions (


Jury+ Web Solution by Jury Systems, Inc. - Login (


2021 revised Juror Handbook Booklet (


Jury Service in West Virginia - YouTube


West Virginia Legislature (

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