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Gov. Mary Fallin appoints Oklahoma prosecutor as district judge for Garvin, McClain counties

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin today has appointed a state prosecutor as district judge for Garvin and McClain counties.

Fallin announced Thursday that Grady County first assistant District Attorney Leah Jo Edwards of Lindsay will succeed Judge Greg Dixon, who resigned.

As first assistant district attorney, Edwards managed employees and dockets of the Grady, Stephens, Caddo and Jefferson County district attorney offices while also prosecuting criminal felony and misdemeanor cases.

Edwards has also served as an assistant district attorney, a municipal judge in Chickasha and as a private attorney.

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