Katelyn Dickey Appointed as New Judge in 7th District Court of Appeals: Making History in Ohio Judiciary

Lisbon, Ohio – Katelyn Dickey has been appointed by Governor Mike DeWine to serve as the Republican primary winner for the vacant 7th District Court of Appeals seat. Her term will commence on April 10, following her resignation as the Columbiana County Municipal Court judge. Dickey emerged victorious in the March 19 primary, securing 69.3 percent of the vote against Mary DeGenaro of Poland, a former Ohio Supreme Court justice who had served as a judge on the 7th District Court of Appeals for 17 years. No other candidates are running in the upcoming November … Read more

Mississippi Resident Andrew S. Harris Appointed as New U.S. Magistrate Judge, Bringing Extensive Legal Expertise to the Federal Bench

Jackson, Miss. – Andrew S. Harris has been named as the successor to U.S. Magistrate Judge F. Keith Ball in the Northern Division at Jackson by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi judges. The transition is set to take place on March 1, according to a press release from the court. Harris, a resident of Mississippi for 37 years, has a strong background in law and a deep connection to the state. He earned his B.A. from Millsaps College in 2007 and graduated with top honors from the University of … Read more

Former Virginia Delegate Les Adams Appointed as Judge for the 22nd Judicial District: Southside Politician Begins New Chapter in Danville, Pittsylvania, and Franklin Counties

DANVILLE, Va. – Former Virginia Delegate Les Adams has been appointed as a judge for the 22nd Judicial District. The Virginia General Assembly selected Adams for the position, which covers the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Franklin County. Adams, who had previously served as a politician in the Southside region, represented the 48th House District from 2014 until his resignation in December. During his tenure, he advocated for various issues impacting Henry County, Pittsylvania County, and Martinsville. As a General District Court Judge, Adams will begin his six-year term on February 1. This appointment … Read more

Littleton City Council Implements New Salary Increase Cycle for Appointed Officials

Littleton, Colorado – The Littleton City Council has approved salary raises for the city manager, city attorney, and presiding municipal judge, marking another increase in their compensation just five months after their previous raises. The council has also made a significant change to the city’s performance evaluation cycle, aligning it with the calendar year instead of the summer. Tracy Hooker, the Human Resources Director, explained that these recent raises were implemented to bridge the gap between the appointed members’ salary increases in 2023 and 2025. Previously, salary increases for appointed positions occurred during the summer, … Read more