WILMINGTON, Del. - Governor John Carney announced Monday the nomination of Gary F. Traynor to serve as a justice on Delaware's Supreme Court.
Traynor, who would be taking the spot of retired Justice Randy J. Holland, now awaits approval by the Delaware Senate.
"Gary is one of Delaware's sharpest legal minds and has a diverse legal background that will serve him well as a justice on Delaware's highest court," Gov. Carney said. "I am convinced that Gary has the judgement and thoughtfulness necessary to serve on the Supreme Court, and I look forward to the Delaware Senate considering his nomination.
Officials say Traynor currently serves as an assistant public defender, before that practicing law at Prickett, Jones & Elliot in Wilmington from 1990 until 2014.
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