May 17, 2017: Delaware Gov. John Carney on Monday, May 15, 2017, announced the appointment of Gary F. Traynor as a Delaware State Supreme Court Judge. Traynor practiced law at Prickett, Jones and Elliot in Wilmington, Del., from 1990 to 2014, and he was the firm’s managing director from 2005 to 2007. From 1990 to 2000, he worked at a general litigation practice that included criminal defense, personal injury litigation and domestic relations disputes. From 2000 to 2014, his practice focused on litigation involving complex corporate and commercial matters. Since January, 2015, Traynor has worked as an Assistant Public Defender, representing indigent Delawareans accused of felony-level crimes. He received his law degree from the Delaware Law School at Widener University.