Mike Pence will assume the position of Indiana's 50th governor on Monday.
Brent Dickson says the state needs to hire more judges and adopt newer technology to help reduce the current judges' caseloads.
The Judicial Nominating Commission has narrowed down the list of Indiana Supreme Court applicants to three.
Justice Brent Dickson was chosen to replace Randall Shepard as the state Supreme Court's chief justice.
Another justice, Frank Sullivan, is already slated to retire later this year.
Brent Dickson replaces retired Chief Justice Randall Shepard.
Brent Dickson has taken over as Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice after Randall Shepard stepped down.