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Tyler County Prosecuting AttorneyD. Luke Furbee
Prosecuting Attorney of Tyler County
Mr. Furbee is a 1996 graduate of Tyler Consolidated High School. He is a 1998 graduate of Glenville State College, A.A. General Studies, and a 2001 graduate of Marshall University, B.A. Political Science. He earned his J.D. degree at West Virginia University in 2004. His bar admissions include the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He has been continuously serving as prosecuting attorney since January 1, 2009.
He is a past member of the Board of Governors of the West Virginia State Bar, having been elected to that position by members of the Bar in Marshall, Pleasants, Tyler and Wetzel Counties. He is also a member of the West Virginia Prosecuting Attorneys Association Board and its Legislative Committee.
Prosecuting Attorney Duties
The Office of the Prosecuting Attorney is a constitutional office established by Article IX, Section 1 of the Constitution of West Virginia. It is the constitutional responsibility of the prosecuting attorney to exercise discretion in the control of all criminal matters within the county in which he or she is elected. It is also the duty of the prosecuting attorney to deliver competent legal representation to state and county officers and the Board of Education. The prosecuting attorney also represents the state in matters of juvenile delinquency, abuse and neglect, and mental hygiene proceedings. The term of office is four years. For a more detailed description of the prosecuting attorney’s essential duties, please see Chapter 7, Article 4 of the West Virginia State Code.
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|Monday through Thursday||8:00am to 4:30pm|
|Friday||8:00am to 2:00pm|
|By Appointment*||2:00pm to 4:00pm|
P.O. Box 125
225½ Main Street
(Old Tyler County Bank Building 2nd Floor)
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