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New local judge to head district court

Published On: Jul 01 2013 05:11:23 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 01 2013 02:45:21 PM CDT
BRISTOL, Va. -

A new judge was appointed to the bench Monday in Bristol, Virginia.

Kurt Pomrenke took his oath in front of a packed courtroom to serve the 28th Judicial District, made up of Smyth County, Washington County, and Bristol, Virginia. 

He has been a lawyer in Bristol for 31 years.

Pomrenke will serve as judge for the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.