About this Event
The Allen Superior Court Judicial Nominating Commission is beginning the process of selecting a new superior court judge. A vacancy on the Allen Superior Court will occur in May 2021 when Judge Charles F. Pratt retires from his position in the Family Relations Division.
Commission Chairperson and Indiana Supreme Court Justice Steve David announced applications for the position are available online at courts.in.gov/selection/allen-2021-february/ and must be submitted through the Indiana Courts Portal by March 10 at 1:00pm (Eastern).
The Commission was established by the Indiana General Assembly in 1983. According to Indiana law IC 33-33-2-32 to 33-33-2-45, the Commission is required to submit to the Governor “the three most highly qualified candidates from among all those eligible” for appointment when a vacancy arises. The current Commission consists of:
The Commission will meet on March 15 and 16 (if needed) to interview the applicants in the Community Conference Room at the Crosswinds/Lifeline Building at 4150 Illinois Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804.
*A previous version of this release indicated that March 10 was a Friday. The correct deadline is Wednesday, March 10.