Carney announces Delaware judicial nominations

Delaware State News
Posted 10/4/21

DOVER — Gov. John Carney announced three judicial nominations on Monday, which must be confirmed by the Delaware Senate.

Theresa Hayes will be nominated to serve as a judge on the Family …

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Carney announces Delaware judicial nominations

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DOVER — Gov. John Carney announced three judicial nominations on Monday, which must be confirmed by the Delaware Senate.

Theresa Hayes will be nominated to serve as a judge on the Family Court in Sussex County. Ms. Hayes has been a Family Court practitioner since 1996 and currently represents clients on all aspects of family law at the Office of Edward C. Gill P.A. in Georgetown.

Martin O’Connor will be nominated to serve as a Superior Court Commissioner in New Castle County. Mr. O’Connor has served as a deputy attorney general since 1998 and has served as a Criminal Division prosecutor, as well as serving in the Criminal Division Appellate Unit, Medicaid Fraud Unit, and in the Civil Division during his time at the Department of Justice.

Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster will be nominated for reappointment to the Delaware Court of Chancery. Vice Chancellor Laster has served as a vice chancellor since 2009 and was previously a founding partner of the corporate law firm Abrams & Laster LLP, and a director in the Corporate Department at Richards, Layton & Finger.