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Christian Named to Fairbanks Judgeship
Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed a Kenai magistrate as a new district court judge in Fairbanks.
JUNEAU- Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed a Kenai magistrate as a new district court judge in Fairbanks.
Matthew Christian has been a magistrate and master in Kenai since 2007.
He fills a vacancy created by the appointment of Jane F. Kauvar to the Fairbanks Superior Court.
According to a biography provided in a release from the governor's office, Christian has previously worked in Fairbanks as an assistant district attorney. He also was in private practice in Fairbanks.
He holds a bachelor's degree in criminal justice from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.