Gov. Mitch Daniels announced today the appointment of Andrea McCord as judge of the Lawrence Circuit Court, according to a press release e-mailed to The Tribune.She
succeeds Judge Richard McIntyre, who died Oct. 30.McCord has served as a juvenile referee in Jackson County.
A Mitchell native, she
has also served as Lawrence Circuit Court
judge pro tem since Nov. 5 and previously filled the same position while McIntyre was on active duty with the Indiana National Guard
.She currently serves as the juvenile court referee for Lawrence County and has worked in private practice.McCord received her undergraduate degree from Franklin College and her law degree from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis.Her
appointment is effective immediately.