Gov. Butch Otter has appointed longtime Ada County Magistrate Judge Michael Reardon to the 4th District Court judgeship from which Judge Cheri Copsey is retiring. Reardon has been a magistrate since 2004; he presided over the Ada County Mental Health Court as a pro-tem district judge from 2010 to 2014.
“Judge Reardon understands Idaho and our local issues, people, communities and values,” Otter said in a statement. “He will be a tremendous addition to the great judges serving citizens from the 4th District bench.”