Gov. Phil Bryant announced today he has appointed S. Trent Favre Hancock County Court judge.
Favre is the first to sit on the Hancock County Court bench. His appointment is effective Jan. 1, the date the court becomes active, according to a proclamation issued by Gov. Bryant.
“Trent’s extensive experience in private practice, including his representation of governmental entities, will serve him and the people of Hancock County well in his new role,” Gov. Bryant said. “I am pleased he has accepted this appointment.”
Favre has worked at the Gulfport office of Wise, Carter, Child & Carraway since 2016. He currently serves as city attorney for Bay St. Louis. From 1997 to 2016, Favre worked in the Business and Commercial Litigation Practice Group of Jones Walker’s Gulfport office. He has also served as assistant prosecutor for Bay St. Louis and Hancock County Justice Court and has represented Hancock Medical Center’s board of trustees and the Hancock County E-911 Commission.