Tony Lawrence to make run for appeals court judge
Today District Attorney Tony Lawrence announced his decision to run for District 5 judge for the Mississippi Court of Appeals.
Lawrence was elected district attorney for George, Greene, and Jackson County in 2003 and is currently serving his fourth term as district attorney.
In a statement made today, Lawrence stated in part “I have proudly represented the state of Mississippi in its ongoing effort to stop the growth and spread of violent gangs and I have worked to hold those who commit violent crimes accountable for their actions. As I look back on my time as district attorney I believe I accomplished my goal of fighting for victims and ensuring justice for all members of our community.”