New Jersey Governor on Confirmation of Christine O’Hearn

TRENTON, NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy released the following statement following the confirmation by the U.S. Senate of Christine O’Hearn to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey by a vote of 53-44.

“I congratulate Judge O’Hearn on this tremendous accomplishment and I know that she will serve the people of New Jersey with honor and distinction,” said Governor Murphy.  “Judge O’Hearn has earned a reputation throughout the New Jersey legal community as a brilliant and respected attorney. cOur District Court is fortunate to have her joining the bench.

This successful confirmation is a significant achievement for President Biden, and one that could not have happened without the support and expertise of Senators Menendez and Booker.  I am thrilled that we continue to see progress in filling New Jersey’s federal judicial vacancies.”