Rehana Adat-Lopez, the director and attorney for the Lake County CASA program, has been appointed judge to the Lake Superior County, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Friday.
Adat-Lopez will fill the vacancy left by Judge Diane Ross Boswell, who died unexpectedly on Oct. 19, 2021.
A graduate of Valparaiso Law School, Adat-Lopez also serves as a team member for the Family Recovery Court.
Prior to her role with CASA, she worked as an attorney for the Indiana Department of Child Services. She also has experience practicing as an attorney in private firms and as a solo practitioner.
Adat-Lopez, who was chosen from five finalists, will be sworn in as judge on a date to be determined.