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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Commissioner Mims Confirmed as Judge on Court of Common Pleas in Sussex County

On Tuesday, June 24, 2020, Delaware Senate confirmed Rae Mims’ judicial nomination as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Sussex County.  In addition to Rae’s accomplished career, the City has been proud to say she has served as a City of Milford Planning Commissioner since 2012.  While we wish her great success in her judicial role, her departure from the Commission will leave big shoes to fill.  Congratulations Rae!

As a Deputy Attorney General in the Delaware Department of Justice since 2007, Rae Mims has experience on a wide range of matters, and has represented the Delaware Department of Correction, the State Board of Education, the Delaware State Police, and the Division of Public Health. During her time as a Deputy Attorney General, Mims also oversaw criminal adult felony prosecutions in the Superior Court, and prosecuted misdemeanor cases in the Family Court, the Justice of the Peace Court, and the Court of Common Pleas. Additionally, Mims has experience in private practice as an Associate with Binder & Binder in Philadelphia, and was an Assistant District Attorney in Bucks County, PA. Previously, Mims served as an assistant to the City Manager of Longmont, CO, and was an acting regional manager for the Peace Corps in Boston.

Mims earned her Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland, a Master of Public Administration in not-for-profit management from Suffolk University, and her law degree from Widener University School of Law.

Mims will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Rosemary Betts Beauregard, on April 1, 2020, on the Court of Common Pleas in Sussex County.

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