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      Economopoulos is running for Judge

      A candidate for Delta County District Court Judge recently held his kick-off party. The 42-year-old John Economopoulos has over 16 years of experience as an attorney in private practice. He was born in raised in Escanaba, and he said he hopes to continue to protect and serve his fellow community members.

      If elected, Economopoulos said he would pay particular attention to proper sentencing and probation methods. Heâ??d like to see more gathering of information prior to sentencing to make the best decisions possible, not only for the defendant, but also the victims.

      He feels the future district judge needs to know and love the community. This ensures their mind and heart are in the right place to make sound decisions and give their dedication to the community.

      â??And I can give that,â?? said Economopoulos. â??I would not be running if I didnâ??tâ?? know from the bottom of my heart that this is where I want to be, this is how I want to serve, and this is the best way that I think I can use my training and my skill and my love for where I am to help the people of Delta County.â??

      Economopoulos said he hopes to dedicate his most productive years of his career to the district court.