INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence has named Indianapolis attorney Donald Snemis to be the next commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Snemis is a partner in the Indianapolis law office of Ice Miller LLP, where he concentrates on business and environmental litigation. The graduate of the Ball State University and the University of Notre Dame Law School has more than 25 years’ experience practicing law.

Snemis takes over the BMV on Jan. 6. He succeeds Scott Waddell, who announced his resignation in October.

— AP