Welcome to the Bench, Week of November 15th 2017

Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected or appointed to a new position.

Hon. David Baram, Tobacco Valley Probate District Court, Connecticut

Hon. Thomas Barbar, Middlesex Probate and Family Court, Massachusetts

Hon. Ariana Ceneviva, Meriden Probate District Court, Connecticut

Hon. Tiffany Gautier Chase, 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, Louisiana

Hon. Jocelyn Cook, Spokane County District Court, Washington

Hon. Tony Hazel, Spokane County District Court, Washington

Hon. Jeannine Lewis, Saybrook Probate District Court, Connecticut

Hon. Ed Marisco, Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas, 12th Judicial District, Pennsylvania

Hon. Royce Morris, Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas, 12th Judicial District, Pennsylvania

Hon. John McNally, Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas, 12th Judicial District, Pennsylvania

Hon. Joseph V. Salvi, 19th Judicial Circuit Court, Illinois

Hon. Rowena A. Somerville, First Circuit Court, Hawaii

Hon. James M. Stephens, 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, Louisiana

Hon. Jonathan Tukel, 2nd District Court of Appeals, Michigan

Hon. Matthew Vaccarelli, Waterbury Probate District Court, Connecticut

Hon. Matthew J. Viola, First Circuit Court, Hawaii

Hon. Celeste Wilson, 17th District Circuit Court, Mississippi

Hon. Paul B. K. Wong, First Circuit Court, Hawaii

In New York, 28 judges won election to Supreme Court Judicial District seats

Know of a new judge (of any kind) we’ve missed? Let us know with an email to njc-communications@judges.org.

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