- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 16, 2015

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Madison attorney Jack Wilson has been appointed to the Mississippi Court of Appeals effective July 1.

Gov. Phil Bryant made the announcement Tuesday in a news release.

Wilson will replace Court of Appeals Judge Larry Roberts, who is retiring June 30. Roberts has served as a judge for the Appeals Court since 2006. Roberts previously served 19 years as a circuit judge.

Wilson works for the Jackson law firm of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings. Wilson also worked on Bryant’s staff from 2012-2014.

He earned his law degree from Harvard Law School where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accountancy from the University of Mississippi.

Wilson and his wife, Amanda, have three children.

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