§ 37.10  VACANCY IN OFFICE OF JUDGE.
   (A)   A vacancy in the office of judge shall occur if the incumbent:
      (1)   Dies;
      (2)   Resigns;
      (3)   Ceases to possess the qualifications for the office; or
      (4)   Is removed, and the removal proceedings have been affirmed finally in judicial proceedings or are no longer subject to judicial review.
   (B)   Upon the occurrence of a vacancy in the office of judge, the Mayor shall appoint a successor to complete the unexpired term in the same manner as an original appointment is made.
(`83 Code, § 6-111)