Warner is picked for Montana Supreme Court
HELENA - John Warner, a district judge in Havre for 15 years, was appointed today to the Montana Supreme Court, filling a vacancy created by the resignation of Justice Terry Trieweiler.
Gov. Judy Martz announced her selection of Warner from among three finalists that the Judicial Nomination Commission chose last month.
Warner, 60, is the first district judge on the state's high court since Russell McDonough resigned 10 years ago.
He also is the second Havre resident to become a high court justice. Fred Weber, in whose law firm Warner worked for 20 years, retired from the court in 1995 after...