JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Cory T. Wilson to the Mississippi Court of Appeals.
He replaces Chief Judge Kenny Griffis of District 3, Position 2. Griffis was just appointed to serve on the Mississippi Supreme Court.
The Mississippi Court of Appeals District 3 is made up of Clarke, Clay, Jasper, Kemper, Lauderdale, Lowndes, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Rankin, Scott, Smith and Winston counties.
It also includes portions of Attala, Jones, Leake, Madison and Wayne counties.
Wilson currently practices private law in Ridgeland.
He has served District 73 in the Mississippi House of Representatives since 2016.
He is a graduate of Ole Miss and Yale Law School.