Mitch Daniels is a former Governor of Indiana. He was elected in 2005 and served through 2012, before being succeeded by Mike Pence. He is a Republican. For an extensive profile, visit: Mitch Daniels on Ballotpedia.
In Indiana, the governor makes a judicial appointment after candidates are recommended by the Judicial Nominating Commission. Following an appointment, appellate court judges must stand for election after two years in office. Trial court judges must run for the seat in the next general election.
The tables below list the governor's appointees to the courts across the state. These lists are updated automatically with new appointments.
Court of Appeals
|Andrea K. McCord||Lawrence County Circuit Court, Indiana||2007-12/31/2020||Juvenile court referee, Lawrence County|
|David A. Happe||Madison County Circuit Court, Indiana||2009-12/31/2020||Attorney, Lockwood Williams & Happe|
|J. Jeffrey Edens||Indiana Circuit Courts||2010-2018||Judge Pro Tem|
|Alan Wilson||Indiana Circuit Courts||2011-2012|
|Kit C. Dean Crane||Indiana Circuit Courts||2012-2018|
|Timothy Spahr||Miami County Circuit Court, Indiana||2012-12/31/2020||Attorney in private practice|
|Angela Warner Sims||Madison County Circuit Court, Indiana||2012-2020||Attorney, Hulse, Lacey, Hardacre, Austin & Sims|
|Gregory A. Smith||Daviess County Circuit Court, Indiana||2007-12/31/2020||Prosecutor, Daviess County|
|Marilyn A. Moores||Marion County Superior Court, Indiana||2005-12/31/2020||Partner, Cohen & Malad, LLP|
|Bruce Markel III||Jackson County Superior Court, Indiana||1/2006-12/31/2020||Attorney in private practice|
|Brian D. Hill||Rush County Superior Court, Indiana||2006-12/31/2020||Attorney, Worth & Hill Law Office|
|David Certo||Marion County Superior Court, Indiana||2007-12/31/2020||Legal counsel, Indiana Department of Natural Resources|
|David Riggins||Shelby County Superior Court, Indiana||2010-12/31/2020||Deputy prosecutor, Shelby County|
|Faith Graham||Indiana Superior Courts||2012-present||Tippecanoe Superior Court magistrate|
|Les Shively||Vanderburgh County Superior Court, Indiana||2013-12/31/2020||Attorney, Shively and Associates|
|Kurtis G. Fouts||Carroll County Superior Court, Indiana||2010-12/31/2020|
|John M. Sedia||Lake County Superior Court, Indiana||2012-12/31/2020||Magistrate, Lake Superior Court Juvenile Division|
|Barbara Cook Crawford||Marion County Superior Court, Indiana||2010-12/31/2020||Attorney, Marion County Prosecutor's office|
|Gary L. Miller||Marion County Superior Court, Indiana||1991-2008; 1/2013-12/31/2020||Partner, Miller Myer LLP|