Gov. Eric Holcomb
has appointed a Porter County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney to succeed
retiring Porter Superior Court Judge Julia Jent.
Michael J. Drenth to the bench of Porter Superior Court No. 3.
Jent is scheduled
to retire on June 1.
Drenth has served
as a deputy prosecutor in Porter County since 1992. He received a bachelorís
degree from Michigan State University and a law degree from Valparaiso
University School of Law.
Drenth will be
sworn in on a date to be determined.