Gov. Ned Lamont nominated 15 state residents – including four from West Hartford – to fill vacancies on the Connecticut Superior Court.
By Ronni Newton
Gov. Ned Lamont this week nominated 15 state residents to fill some of the 50 vacancies as judges on the Connecticut Superior Court, and among them are four West Hartford residents.
The previous group of nominees was approved in 2018, under the Malloy administration. Since Lamont took over in 2019, this is the first class of judges he has nominated.
State statutes authorize 185 positions, and 50 are currently vacant.
“I am proud today to announce one of the most diverse classes of judicial nominations in our state’s history,” Lamont said in a statement. “This class of women and men bring with them a diverse background of experience and qualifications that meet the high standards that the residents of Connecticut deserve to…