County judge recognized at conference

Indiana judges and magistrates recently were recognized by Chief Justice Loretta Rush for their commitment to higher education and for their long service to the state.

Forty-nine judicial officers received an Indiana Judicial College certificate. The honors were presented at an annual judicial conference.

Among them was Bartholomew County Judge Kathleen Tighe Coriden, who was recognized as a judicial officer.

A judicial officer must complete 120 hours of education presented by the Indiana Office of Court Services to receive this certificate. The programs offered are designed for judicial officers to enhance their legal knowledge and improve their personal and professional development.