Governor Lamont Nominates 15 Connecticut Residents To Fill Vacancies on the Superior Court
These Are the First Nominations Made in Nearly Three Years to the Court, Which Has 50 Vacancies
HARTFORD, CT (STL.News) Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is nominating 15 jurists to fill vacancies as judges on the Connecticut Superior Court.
This is the first class of Superior Court nominations made by Governor Lamont, who took office in January 2019. The most recent class was approved in 2018 under the prior administration. State statutes authorize 185 judges on that court, and 50 of those positions are currently vacant.
“I am proud today to announce one of the most diverse classes of judicial nominations in our state’s history,” Governor Lamont said. “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 have serving in leadership positions in the court system.”
The Superior Court nominees include:
- Linda Allard, 60, of West Hartford: Allard is currently a staff attorney with Greater Hartford Legal Aid, where she practices family law and represents victims of domestic violence.