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McGloflin named County Court judge for Pearl River County

Gov. Tate Reeves has announced the appointment of Lisa Beech McGloflin as County Court Judge for Pearl River County. This appointment fills a vacancy created by the promotion of the Honorable Richelle Lumpkin, who was appointed Fifteenth Circuit Court Judge, Place 3.

“I’m proud to appoint Lisa as county court judge,” said Gov. Reeves. “She knows Pearl River County well and will do an excellent job in this position. I look forward to seeing everything she will accomplish on behalf of Mississippians.”

Lisa Beech McGloflin

McGloflin has served since 2018 as guardian ad litem for the Pearl River County Youth Court. Additionally, she has served as judge pro tempore for the City of Picayune Municipal Court since 2022. McGloflin served as assistant district attorney for the Fifteenth Circuit Court District from 2013 – 2018.

McGloflin earned a J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law. She is also a graduate of the University of Mississippi and Pearl River Community College.

McGloflin’s term will begin on March 11. Gov. Reeves will call a special election to be held on Nov. 4, 2025. The winner of the special election will serve the remainder of the four-year term.

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