Gov. Eric Holcomb
has appointed Jeffrey W. Clymer to the bench of Porter Superior Court No. 2.
the appointment on Friday.
Judge Bill Alexa, who retired on Oct. 3.
Clymer received his
undergraduate degree from Kalamazoo College and his law degree from
Valparaiso Law School. He began his legal career as a judicial law clerk in
St. Joseph, Mich. After his clerkship, he worked in private practice in
Valparaiso, handling a wide variety of cases, both civil and criminal.
Clymer is an
experienced mediator and has also been an adjunct law professor at
Valparaiso Law School since 1999.
“Mr. Clymer brings
to the bench a deep understanding of a wide range of legal issues and skills
to settle disputes in a fair and just manner,” Holcomb’s office said.
Clymer will be
sworn in on a mutually agreeable date yet to be determined.