Applications being accepted for magistrate
June 15, 2011
VALPARAISO | Applications are now being accepted for the position of magistrate of Porter Superior Court 1.
The application form is available in the court administrator's office on the fourth floor of the county courthouse.
A copy of the completed application must be submitted to each of the county's six judges on or before July 8.
A replacement is being sought for Magistrate James Johnson, who has stopped hearing cases and will officially retire Aug. 1.
Johnson had made the news after amassing a large backlog of cases.