Loretta Rush Named Indiana's First Female Chief Justice

Published 08/06 2014 03:44PM

Updated 08/06 2014 03:55PM

Loretta Rush
Loretta Rush
An historical event today; the first female Chief Justice was selected by the Judicial Nominating Commission.

Loretta Rush is expected to take office later this month when Chief Justice Brent Dickson steps down as Chief Justice.  Dickson will remain on the Supreme Court as an Associate Justice.

Loretta H. Rush was appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court by Governor Mitch Daniels in September 2012. Prior to her appointment, she was elected Tippecanoe Superior Court 3 judge and served for 14 years. As juvenile court judge in Tippecanoe County she assisted with the creation of the county's Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program. She earned her undergraduate degree from Purdue University and graduated cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington.


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