Governor Reeves Appoints Brad Touchstone as 15th Circuit Court District Judge

Published 6:45 pm Friday, January 27, 2023

JACKSON, Miss. – Governor Tate Reeves today announced the appointment of Judge Brad Touchstone as 15th Circuit Court District Judge.

“Judge Touchstone has had a long and distinguished career in the legal field,” said Governor Tate Reeves. “I personally witnessed his strong leadership skills in the Mississippi Legislature and have no doubt that he will continue to make a positive contribution in his community in this new role. I look forward to seeing all that he will accomplish and wish him the best of luck.”

Touchstone has served as Lamar County Court Judge since 2019 and is a former State Representative for District 101. His previous experience also includes serving as County Prosecuting Attorney for Lamar County, City Attorney for Lumberton, Mississippi, a public defender for Lamar County Justice Court, and an extensive civil private practice.

Touchstone earned a J.D. from the Mississippi College School of Law, MBA from Millsaps College, BBA from Millsaps College, and an A.A. from Pearl River Community College.

Touchstone’s term will begin on January 1, 2023. Governor Reeves will call a special election to be held on November 7, 2023. The winner of the special election will serve the remainder of the four-year term.

On Friday, January 27, Governor Tate Reeves will participate in the swearing-in ceremony for Brad Touchstone and hold media availability following the event.

In December 2022, Governor Reeves appointed Touchstone as Circuit Court Judge for the 15th District. The 15th Circuit Court District includes Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Lawrence, Marion, and Pearl River Counties.

Who:        Governor Tate Reeves

When:      January 27, 2023
11:00 a.m. Central Standard Time

Where:     Lamar County Courthouse
203 Main Street, 2nd Floor, Circuit Courtroom
Purvis, MS 39475

To ensure proper seating and set up, please RSVP by emailing or calling 601-527-1044 by 9:00 a.m. CST on Friday, January 27, 2023.