Chancellor Leo E. Strine, Jr. has recently been nominated by Governor Jack Markell to succeed retired Chief Justice Myron Steele as the highest ranking member of the judiciary of the State of Delaware.  Chancellor Strine has served as the Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery from 2011 to the present, and previously served as a Vice Chancellor of the Court of Chancery from 1998 to 2011.

“With his superior intellect, incredible work ethic, and substantial judicial experience, Leo Strine is well-positioned to build upon our courts’ deserved reputation for excellence if he is confirmed by the Senate,” Markell said in a news release.

For an article relating to this nomination, click here.  The nomination is subject to the confirmation of the Delaware Senate, which is expected to meet later this month.

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