Pence Names Lake County Judge

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Governor Mike Pence has appointed Bruce Parent judge of the Lake County Superior Court, Civil Division. He previously served as a public defender at his law office in Merrillville. September 2, 2014

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Governor Mike Pence today named Bruce Parent as Judge in the Lake Superior Court, Civil Division.

“With nearly two decades of civil law experience and expertise in Lake County, Bruce Parent has the skills and dedication necessary to serve Hoosiers well as Lake Superior Court Judge,” said Pence.

Currently, Parent, who has served as a public defender with the Lake Superior Court since 1997, works as a sole practitioner with the Law Office of Bruce D. Parent, PC, where he is primarily engaged in family law. From 1995 to 1997, Parent worked as a Lake County deputy prosecutor. He is a registered Indiana family law mediator and member of the Lake County Bar Association, as well as the Indiana Public Defender Council. Parent earned his undergraduate degree and master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin and his law degree from Valparaiso University.

Source: Office of Indiana Governor Mike Pence