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INDIANAPOLIS - Court of Appeals Chief Judge Nancy H. Vaidik today welcomed the selection of Marion Superior Court Judge Robert R. Altice, Jr., to the Court of Appeals, to succeed retiring Judge Ezra Friedlander.
Gov. Mike Pence announced Judge Altice’s appointment at a July 17th news
conference. Judge Altice will be the 118th judge to serve the Court of
Appeals since its 1891 inception.
“Our entire court welcomes Judge Altice,” Judge Vaidik said. “He brings a
wealth of trial court experience and a demonstrated commitment to the legal
and civic communities. Our court serves an indispensable role in Indiana
government and we’re happy that he’ll be part of that.”
An official swear-in date for Judge Altice will be announced later. Judge
Friedlander’s retirement is effective Aug. 31.