JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Madison attorney Jack Wilson has been appointed to the Mississippi Court of Appeals effective July 1. Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement Tuesday in a news release.
Wilson will replace Court of Appeals Judge Larry Roberts, who is retiring June 30. Roberts has served as a judge for the Appeals Court since 2006. Roberts previously served 19 years as a circuit judge.
Wilson works for the Jackson law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. Wilson also worked on Bryant's staff from 2012-2014.
He earned his law degree from Harvard Law School where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He holds a bachelor's degree in accountancy from the University of Mississippi.
Wilson and his wife, Amanda, have three children.
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