ANCHORAGE - Gov. Sean Parnell has named an assistant district attorney to the Kotzebue Superior Court.
Paul Roetman will replace Judge Richard Erlich, who has retired.
Parnell says Roetman's experience prosecuting domestic violence and sexual assualt is in line with his administration's efforts to end the violence within a decade.
Roetman has been working as an assistant district attorney in Palmer. Prior to that, Parnell's office says Roetman was an ADA in Anchorage and Kotzebue. His resume also includes work in private practice and with an economic development group.