JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Jones County District Attorney Tony Buckley stood next to Circuit Court Judge Billy Joe Landrum as he swore in new Assistant District Attorney Kristen Martin.
The swear in was held Tuesday at the Jones County Circuit Court.
Martin was previously Judge Billy Joe Landrum's staff attorney for nearly 8 years. She grew up in Jones County and practiced law in Laurel for 6 years.
Martin was hired by Buckley less than a week after J. Ronald Parrish's resignation.