Judge Mozingo elected to Circuit Conference leadership

Published 7:11 am Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Circuit Judge Tony Mozingo of Oak Grove was recently elected chair of the Conference of Circuit Court Judges.

Conference officers were elected by their colleagues on April 28 during the Spring Trial and Appellate Judges Conference in Biloxi. Conference officers make recommendations on issues affecting the courts.

Judge Mozingo previously served as vice-chair and as secretary-treasurer of the Conference of Circuit Court Judges. He also was nominated by his Circuit Court colleagues and appointed by the Mississippi Supreme Court in May 2021 to the Advisory Committee on Rules.  Judge Mozingo has served as a Circuit Judge of the Fifteenth Circuit Court since January 2011. The district includes Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion and Pearl River counties. He previously served as Municipal Court Judge for the cities of Purvis and Lumberton. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi and earned a law degree from the Mississippi College School of Law.

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Also elected were Circuit Judge Dal Williamson of Laurel as Conference vice-chair, and Circuit Judge Tomika Irving of Fayette as secretary-treasurer.