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Judges name new Oklahoma County special judge

Prosecutor Susan Johnson is the newest member of the Oklahoma County bench, beating out three other candidates for the position of special judge.
by Tim Willert Modified: March 8, 2013 at 6:24 pm •  Published: March 8, 2013
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Prosecutor Susan Johnson is the newest member of the Oklahoma County bench, beating out three other candidates for the position of special judge, The Oklahoman has learned.

Johnson, an assistant district attorney and former prosecutor with the state attorney general's office, was appointed Friday by the county's 15 district judges to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Stephen P. Alcorn.

The other finalists were defense attorneys Myong Chung, Jerry Day and Kevin McCray. The finalists were selected from 53 applicants.

by Tim Willert
Education Reporter
Tim Willert is a native Californian with Oklahoma ties who covers education. Prior to moving to Oklahoma in June 2011, he was as an editor for FOXSports.com in Century City, Calif., and reported on courts for the Los Angeles Daily Journal and...
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