2018-12-06 / Local & State

Brink Announces Candidacy For Judge In 39th Judicial District

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Franklin County Chief Deputy District Attorney Ian Brink announces his candidacy for Court of Common Pleas Judge for the 39th Judicial District last week at the Fulton County Courthouse. The 39th District serves Franklin and Fulton counties. Brink is running for the position that will become open when President Judge Carol Van Horn retires at the end of next year. Franklin County Chief Deputy District Attorney Ian Brink announces his candidacy for Court of Common Pleas Judge for the 39th Judicial District last week at the Fulton County Courthouse. The 39th District serves Franklin and Fulton counties. Brink is running for the position that will become open when President Judge Carol Van Horn retires at the end of next year. A chief deputy district attorney in Franklin County, Pa., was announced his intention to run for judge in the Court of Common Pleas.

Ian Brink is running for a vacancy in the 39th District that serves Franklin and Fulton counties. This position is becoming open due to the retirement of President Judge Carol L. Van Horn at the end of 2019.

Brink has been a trial attorney for over 18 years. He has been serving the community for over 13 years. He has served as chief public defender, and most recently as chief deputy district attorney. He has handled more than 3,000 cases during his career, ranging from summary offenses to criminal homicide.

“ I am running for judge to assure every citizen of Franklin and Fulton counties that you have a choice for your next judge who will be fair, impartial, knowledgeable in the law, able to efficiently run a courtroom, and above all seek justice. I stand ready to serve as your next judge.” said Brink.

Brink assisted with the creation and continued development of Franklin County’s Good Wolf Treatment Court. He also serves as the district attorney’s liason for the District Attorney’s Get Back Up initiative.

Brink lives in Shippensburg, Pa., with his wife of 22 years, Billie Jo, and daughter Abby. He is a registered Republican, but will be appearing on both the GOP and Democratic ballots.

Doug Mastriano, 2018 Congressional candidate and Franklin County resident, attended Brink’s announcement in Chambersburg, and has fully endorsed him in this campaign. Brink has built a strong team of supporters from both Franklin and Fulton counties.

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