Liefer sworn in as judge on Tuesday

NEW JUDGE–Lucas Liefer is pictured being sworn in as an associate judge for the 24th Judicial Circuit on Feb. 28. Holding the Bible for Liefer is his wife Valerie Liefer, and administering the oath is Monroe County Resident Circuit Judge Chris Hitzemann. – Photo courtesy of Republic Times

“I’m honored to have been appointed,” Lucas Liefer said about becoming an associate judge for the newly formed 24th Judicial Circuit. “I will work as hard as I can to serve the people of the 24th.”

Liefer was sworn in as a judge on the morning of Feb. 28 in the Monroe County Courthouse. He is the second associate judge to be sworn in for the circuit in February, with Jennifer Becker-Roscow being sworn in last week.

For more on Liefer, please see this week’s print edition.