Thirteen lawyers from different parts of Connecticut were nominated Wednesday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to fill some of the 40 vacancies on the Superior Court bench.
If confirmed by the General Assembly, each of the new judges would earn the statutorily authorized salary of $167,634 per year.
Malloy called the lawyers he's recommending to the legislature "a selection of qualified and diverse judicial nominees who possess the qualities that mirror the residents of our state while also meeting the high principles and integrity that our citizens deserve."
Five of the 13 nominees are women, and the 13 nominees live in 10 communities. Three are from West Hartford....