Holcomb appoints judges in Warrick, Clark counties

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Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has made judicial appointments to courts in Warrick and Clark counties.

Holcomb announced Wednesday his appointments of Kristina Hamby Weiberg to Warrick Superior Court 1 and Nicholas A. Karaffa to Clark Circuit Court 1.

Hamby Weiberg succeeds Judge J. Zach Winsett, who resigned June 30. The newest judge has been a resident of Warrick County since 2007, is currently a magistrate judge in Vanderburgh Superior Court and previously served as the court administrator.

For the last several months, Hamby Weiberg has served as judge pro tem in Warrick Superior Court. She received her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and her law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law.

In Clark Circuit Court, Karaffa will succeed Judge Daniel Moore, who is set to retire Jan. 1, 2023.

Karaffa currently is the court administrator for the Clark County judicial system. He previously worked in private practice and served as a public defender in Clark, Jefferson and Scott counties.

Karaffa received a bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University and a law degree from the Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

Swearing-in dates will be announced at a later date.

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