Wilson Kehoe Winingham partner Bill Winingham was recently elected to the Indiana Judicial Nominating and Judicial Qualifications commission. The seven-member commission appoints judges to the state’s appellate courts and handles cases of judicial misconduct among other duties.
Only three members of the commission are attorneys, who are elected by their colleagues in Indiana’s 2nd judicial district. Also sitting on the commission are Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard and three non-attorneys. Bill won the election for the District II attorney seat on the Judicial Nominating Commission with a total of 672 votes. Jan M. Carroll was second with 543 votes, Kathy L. Osborn third with 399 votes, Joel M. Schumm was fourth with 310 votes and David R. Hennessy fifth with 272 votes.