Scott Colom

On October 14, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated Scott Colom to serve as a United States District Judge for the Northern District of Mississippi to the seat vacated by Judge Michael Mills. A native of Mississippi, Mr. Colom has dedicated his life to justice in his home state with roles at the Mississippi Center for Justice, as a justice court judge in Lowndes County and the City of Aberdeen, as a private plaintiff’s-side attorney, and now as the District Attorney of Mississippi’s 16th District. He is also a historic figure, serving as both the first Black justice court judge of Lowndes County and the first Black city prosecutor of his hometown of Columbus.