Fairfielder nominated to be Superior Court judge
Updated 4:42 pm, Thursday, January 19, 2012
The nominee, Kenneth B. Povodator, is now an assistant corporation counsel for the city of Stamford, where Malloy served as mayor until his election as governor in 2010.
Povodator received a bachelor of science degree from Syracuse University, a master of philosophy degree in chemistry from Yale University, a law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1977 and a master of laws degree from the University of Bridgeport School of Law in 1985.
The nominees, if confirmed, will fill six of the 23 vacancies statewide on the Superior Court bench.
"In selecting judicial nominees and reviewing the pool of candidates, it is necessary to choose individuals with the experience, temperament and skills to be thoughtful, reasoned and fair jurists," Malloy said in a statement.
"With that in mind, it is also important that these individuals possess the qualities that mirror the residents of our state while also meeting the high principles and integrity our citizens deserve," he said.
The other nominees are:
- Raheem L. Mullins of Cromwell, an assistant state's attorney in the appellate division of the Chief State's Attorney's Office.