Judge Cale Bradford Elected as Chief Judge
The judges of the Indiana Court of Appeals have elected Judge Cale Bradford as its Chief Judge. He succeeds Judge Nancy Vaidik, who served in that capacity for six years. His term began on January 1. Judge Bradford also serves as Vice Chairman of the Marion County Judicial Selection Committee. He was appointed to the appellate bench by Governor Mitch Daniels in 2007 and officially started on August 1 of that year. Judge Bradford served for more than ten years as a judge of the Marion Superior Court, with seven years in the criminal division and three years in the civil division. He earned his undergraduate degree from Indiana University Bloomington and his law degree from Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis.
Marie D. Castetter Appointed Hancock Superior Court Judge
Marie D. Castetter has been appointed as judge of the Hancock County Superior Court succeeding Judge Terry K. Snow who retired December 31. Castetter currently serves as chief deputy prosecutor in Hancock County. She has been with that office since January 2015. She previously served in the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office and has been in private practice. Castetter earned a Bachelor of Science from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and her law degree from Indiana University McKinney School of Law.
The U.S. Census Bureau has emphasized the need for innovation and collaboration for the 2020 Census, calling for partnerships to increase participation. April 1, 2020 marks the official reference day for the decennial head count of everyone living in the United States. For the first time ever, the Bureau will accept responses online and by phone. Mailed responses are still accepted. Visit on.in.gov/census2020 to learn how to help raise awareness and ensure your constituents, customers, and stakeholders are represented.
Supreme Court Recognizes Long-time Staff
In their beautiful courtroom, the Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice and Associate Justices thanked long-serving members of the staff of the Court. Each person was individually recognized and presented with a memento of appreciation. Lunch was provided to the staff and those in attendance when the ceremony concluded. Those staff members and their years of service are listed below:
J. Frank Kimbrough