The interview schedule for 15 applicants seeking a Lake Superior judgeship was announced Wednesday by the Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission.
The applicants seeking to succeed retired Lake Superior Judge John Pera in Civil Division 6 will be interviewed in public sessions by the commission on Wednesday, Aug. 14 in the Lake County Government Center in Crown Point. The schedule is as follows:
8:40 a.m.: Alexander Lopez
9 a.m.: Lake Circuit Magistrate Judge Lisa A. Berdine
9:20 a.m.: Alice Ann Kuzemka
9:40 a.m.: Rehana R. Adat-Lopez
10 a.m.: Break
10:15 a.m.: Daniel W. Burke Jr.
10:35 a.m.: Kristen D. Hill
10:55 a.m.: Carly A. Brandenburg
11:15 a.m.: Christopher Cooper
11:35 a.m.: Lunch
12:25 p.m.: Lake Superior Magistrate Judge Michael N. Pagano
12:45 p.m.: Stacy J. Vasilak
1:05 p.m.: Merrillville Town Court Judge Gina L. Jones
1:25 p.m.: Bessie M. Davis
1:45 p.m.: Break
2 p.m.: Andrew L. Kraemer
2:20 p.m.: Frank R.P. Martinez III
2:40 p.m.: Jill S. Swope
3 p.m.: Executive session for deliberations
The commission will select three nominees, whose names will be submitted to Gov. Eric Holcomb for his appointment.
The commission is also accepting public comment on the applicants. Comments must be submitted electronically to [email protected] by 4 p.m. CDT on Monday, Aug. 5. Submissions must include the sender’s name, email address and phone number.