Thomas A. Sullivan, of Nampa, is Canyon County’s newest magistrate judge.
The Third District Magistrates Commission selected Sullivan from a field of 23 applicants to fill the new position created this year by the Idaho Legislature.
Sullivan received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University and his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law.
Sullivan practiced with Wiebe & Fouser law firm in Caldwell from 1996 to 2009.
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Since 2009, he has served as Third District Judge Susan Wiebe’s staff attorney.
Sullivan will begin his judicial duties on Oct. 1.