First Female Judge in 1st Judicial District Takes the Bench

Judge Lisa Niddifer Rice is the first woman to win a seat as Criminal Court Judge of the 1st Judicial District. Judge Rice has 27 years of experience as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. WYCB spoke with Rice about her achievement and the significance of taking her new role. "I think that my experience on both sides of the courtroom is more important than gender, but as female attorneys we have great role models in the judiciary to look to in this area.” she said.