Marion County judicial applicant interviews on April 26

MARION CO. – On Friday, April 26, the Marion County Judicial Selection Committee will interview thirteen applicants for a trial court judicial position.

The interviews will be held in the Supreme Court Conference Room (State House 319) at 200 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204. They are open to the public, and decorum rules will be observed.

The schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 26 (all times listed below are Eastern)
8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. – Executive Session to consider applications
9:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m. – Magistrate Matthew Symons
9:20 a.m.-9:40 a.m. – James Jared, III
9:40 a.m.-10:00 a.m. – Magistrate Patricia McMath
10:15 a.m.-10:35 a.m. – Matthew Dodson
10:35 a.m.-10:55 a.m. – Magistrate Marcia Harper
10:55 a.m.-11:15 a.m. – Magistrate Travis Shields
11:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m. – Magistrate Sarah Glasser
11:50 a.m.-12:10 p.m. – Magistrate Tiffany Vivo
12:10 p.m.-12:30 p.m. – Daniel Thomas
12:30 p.m.-1:40 p.m. – Lunch and Executive Session to consider applications
1:40 p.m.-2:00 p.m. – Colin Flora
2:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m. – Justin Olson
2:35 p.m.-2:55 p.m. – John Molloy, III
2:55 p.m.-3:15 p.m. – John Lowrey
3:15 p.m. – Executive Session to consider applications, followed by public vote to select nominees

After all interviews have concluded, the Committee will deliberate in a private executive session to consider applications. The Committee considers applicants’ legal education, writings, reputation in law practice, and other pertinent information. The executive sessions on April 26 are authorized under IC 33-33-49-13.1(q) and IC 5-14.1-1.5. The Committee vote is held publicly following deliberations.

According to Indiana law, the Committee must submit to the Governor “the three most qualified candidates” for appointment when a vacancy arises. Details on the Committee, including membership, are online.