Coleman enters Northern District MSSC race

Defense attorney Josiah Coleman of Toccopola announced Wednesday afternoon that he has qualified to run for the Mississippi Supreme Court seat being vacated by Presiding Justice George C. Carlson Jr.

The seat is one of three in the Northern District. Coleman, whose grandfather J.P. Coleman served as governor, joins Batesville lawyer Flip Phillips and the Stennis Institute’s Lydia Quarles in the race.