AUGUSTA - A Maine superior court judge is moving to the federal bench.
Justice John Nivison of Winslow has been appointed to succeed U.S. Magistrate Margaret Kravchuk when she retires in January. Nivison will mostly work at the federal courthouse in Bangor.
He's a graduate of Colby College and the University of Maine School of Law. He's served on the superior court since 2007 and was appointed to the Maine District Court in 1999.