CHARLESTON, West Virginia – Governor Jim Justice has appointed Robert M. Ilderton, of Logan, WV, to the Ninth Circuit Family Court serving Logan County.
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Ilderton is expected to fill the seat that will be vacated by Judge Kelly Gilmore Codispoti following her appointment by the Governor of Justice as a judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit on June 1, 2022.
Ilderton has 19 years of legal experience in private practice and in the public service. Since 2017, Ilderton has maintained a private practice in Logan providing legal representation in the areas of family law, criminal defense and personal injury. Prior to that, he was a partner at Abraham & Ilderton, PLLC, in Logan. Ilderton also served as Logan County Assistant District Attorney and Clerk to the Honorable Eric H. O’Briant, 7th Judicial Circuit Judge.
Ilderton is a graduate of Capital University Law School and West Virginia State University.
Outside of the practice of law, Ilderton is a permanent youth sports coach. He is currently a coach and administrator for the Logan Boys Basketball Buddy League and has also coached the AAU Girls and the Logan All Girls Basketball League.
Ilderton and his wife reside in Logan and have three children.