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Friday, November 20, 2015

Ind. Courts - Applications available for St. Joseph County superior court opening

From a news release issued today:

St. Joseph County announces opening on superior court

The St. Joseph County Judicial Nominating Commission announced today that it will conduct public interviews on Tuesday, December 22, 2015, of candidates to fill the vacancy created by the impending retirement of Judge Jerome Frese. The deadline for submitting applications to the St. Joseph County Clerk’s Office is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 11, 2015. The interviews will be held starting at 8:00 a.m., in the conference room of the St. Joseph County Commissioners on the 7th Floor of the St. Joseph County-City Building.

Pursuant to state statute and appointment of the Chief Justice of the State of Indiana, Justice Mark S. Massa will chair the Judicial Nominating Commission, which is comprised of three lawyers elected by the St. Joseph County Bar Association and three non-lawyers appointed by a committee comprised of the St. Joseph County Circuit Judge, the President of the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners, and the mayors of South Bend and Mishawaka.

Following the public interviews, the Judicial Nominating Commission will deliberate in executive session for purposes of selecting five names to submit to Governor Pence for his consideration and appointment. Under the statute, only attorneys domiciled in St. Joseph County are eligible to be considered by the Commission for nomination. Applications are available on the Supreme Court’s website and in the St. Joseph County Clerk’s Office.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on November 20, 2015 12:17 PM
Posted to Indiana Courts