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Marissa McDermott will run for judge

Marissa McDermott will run for judge

Marissa McDermott files for judge

Marissa McDermott files for judge.

CROWN POINT — Marissa J. McDermott will enter the race for Lake Circuit Court judge.

The 40-year-old wife of Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. stated in a news release she will file her candidacy paperwork in Indianapolis on Monday to appear on the May 3 Democratic Party primary ballot.

Incumbent Lake Circuit Court Judge George C. Paras, a Democrat, is seeking a second six-year term in office.

She has been elected a Hammond precinct committeewoman for 12 years. She graduated from law school at Notre Dame, where she met her future husband and currently runs a private law practice.


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