CAPITAL REGION -- The Republican Judicial Convention has nominated Linda Blom Johnson of West Sand Lake to run for a state Supreme Court seat this fall, following a meeting in Troy.
A civil trial attorney, Blom Johnson is managing partner of the Capital District office of Hinman, Howard & Kittell. She is also Rensselaer County special appellate counsel, representing indigent individuals on appeals in both criminal and civil cases.
She is also on the state Bar Association's character and fitness committee, interviewing applicants to join the bar. A native of North Greenbush, she is a graduate of both Siena College and Albany Law School. She is married, with two children.
The Third Judicial District includes Albany, Rensselaer, Schoharie, Columbia, Greene, Ulster and Sullivan counties.