The Governors Council has approved the nomination of Daniel M. Wrenn to the state Superior Court.

Wrenn, a 1987 Law School graduate, is a lawyer with Milton, Laurence & Dixon in Worcester.

Gov. Deval L. Patrick nominated him to be an associate justice of the state’s Superior Court

Wrenn has specialized in medical malpractice, personal injury, and workers’ compensation litigation during more than 23 years of legal practice in Worcester. He also is an arbitrator and mediator.

Wrenn has been a member of the Board of Bar Overseers Hearing Committee for Worcester County. He is involved in continuing legal education and speaks at Worcester Bar Association seminars.