Delaware’s first African American supreme court justice takes oath of office

On January 3, The Honorable Tamika Montgomery-Reeves was publicly sworn in for her first term as a Justice of the Delaware Supreme Court.

Reeves is the first African American to serve on the Delaware Supreme Court. Prior to being sworn into the highest court, she was Vice Chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery from November 2015-2019. Before that she was a partner in the Wilmington, Delaware office of Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati.

Reeves received her undergraduate degree in 2003 from the University of Mississippi and her law degree in 2006 from the University of Georgia School of Law.

Justice Montgomery-Reeves replaces the Honorable Collins J. Seitz, Jr., who was elevated to the position of Chief Justice in November.

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