From The Mississippi Link Newswire
JACKSON – Court of Appeals Judge Ceola James of Vicksburg took the oath of office as a Judge of the Mississippi Court of Appeals on Monday, Jan. 7.
Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. administered the oath at the Gartin Justice Building in Jackson.
James was elected to a four-year term in a special election in November 2012. She was elected from Court of Appeals District 2, Place 2.
James, of Vicksburg, previously served as Ninth District Chancery Judge from 1999 through 2002. She was appointed interim Warren County Justice Court judge in 1997, and served by appointment as a judicial special master in Warren County Chancery Court from 1992 to 1994. She earned a law degree from Mississippi College School of Law, and was admitted to the practice of law in 1977. She previously taught high school French and English for a year in Drew.