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Governor Stitt Appoints Judge William J. Musseman, Jr to the Court of Criminal Appeals

Friday, March 04, 2022

Governor Kevin Stitt announced his appointment of Judge William J. Musseman, Jr. to the Court of Criminal Appeals.

“Judge Musseman possesses an unmatched work ethic, strong integrity, and the highest level of competency,” said Gov. Stitt. “I have every confidence he will continue to diligently serve Oklahomans in this new role.”

Prior to his appointment, Musseman was serving as a district judge for Oklahoma’s 14th district, covering Tulsa County, beginning in 2011.  In this role, Musseman presided over the felony criminal docket, then served as the presiding judge for the 14th judicial district from 2018 to 2020, and most recently presided over the civil docket.

I am honored to have earned the support and confidence of the governor and look forward to serving the State of Oklahoma in this new judicial role,” said Judge Musseman.

Musseman graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 1997. Upon graduating, he began working as an assistant district attorney through 2009. During that time, he spent two years as a special assistant United States Attorney. He became a special district judge for the family and domestic division in 2007, before transitioning to become district judge.

Musseman and his wife Keirsten have three kids. They are a lifelong Tulsa family, and have been married for 26 years.

Gov. Stitt’s appointment can be found here.

Last Modified on Mar 04, 2022
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