Angela Fowler was sworn in for her first term as commissioner of the Family Court of Delaware on April 11 in Courtroom 1 of the Kent County Courthouse.

Family Court Chief Judge Chandlee Johnson Kuhn administered the oath of office, and Fowler’s family and friends led the pledge of allegiance and assisted with the robing.

Before her appointment, Fowler served as a hearing officer for the Industrial Accident Board since 2009, according to a release.

She was previously a deputy child advocate for the Office of the Child Advocate for eight years, and a deputy attorney general.

Fowler has been an adjunct professor for Wilmington University since 2001. For the past three years, she has also been an adjunct instructor at Delaware Technical Community College.