New judge to be sworn in Nov. 29

By The Paper staff

Wabash Superior Court Judge Amy C. Cornell, Wabash Superior Court Judge will be sworn in at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the Superior Courtroom, 2nd floor, Wabash County Judicial Center, 59 W. Hill Street, Wabash/

Chief Justice Emeritus Brent Dickson of the Indiana Supreme Court will administer the oath.  A reception will take place immediately following the ceremony at the Wabash Presbyterian Church, 123 W. Hill Street, Wabash.

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced Amy Conner Cornell as his appointment to the Wabash County Superior Court on Oct. 13, 2017. Cornell succeeds Judge Christopher M. Goff, who was appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court in June.    

Following her graduation from law school, Cornell was a judicial clerk to Indiana Supreme Court Justice Brent Dickson and later served as an administrative law judge for the Indiana Department of Workforce Development and maintained a private practice.

In addition to her law degree, Cornell also received a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. She served as chaplain at White’s Residential and Family Services in Wabash, Indiana. Ms. Cornell is a graduate of Purdue University, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, and Princeton Theological Seminary.

Gov. Holcomb's office stated: "Ms. Cornell, through her diverse education and career choices, will bring a unique combination of talent to the judiciary in Wabash County and Indiana as a whole."

Posted on 2017 Nov 14