Iowa Supreme Court vacancy

The Iowa Supreme Court has released a list of the people who have applied for the opening on the Iowa Supreme Court.  News release after the jump:

Seventeen Iowans have applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the upcoming vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court that will occur when Justice Jerry L. Larson retires on May 17. 

The nominating commission will meet on March 6 and 7 to interview the applicants.  Immediately following the interviews, the commission will select a slate of three nominees from the group of applicants.  The commission will submit the slate of nominees to the governor, who makes the appointment to the court. 

The commission welcomes written comments from the public about the qualifications of any of the applicants.  Comments must be submitted to the State Court Administrator, who serves as the commission secretary, by March 5.  The address of the State Court Administrator’s office is:   

Iowa Judicial Branch Building, 1111 E. Court Ave., Des Moines, Iowa  50319

The applicants for the court are:

Connie Alt, Cedar Rapids, Age 47

Attorney—Shuttleworth & Ingersoll P.C.

J.D., 1985, University of Iowa

David Baker, Cedar Rapids, Age 55

Court of Appeals Judge (appointed 2006)

J.D., 1979, University of Iowa

Hugh J. Cain, Norwalk, Age 52

Attorney—Hopkins & Huebner, P.C.

J.D., 1982, University of Washington

David Ray Danilson, Boone, Age 53

District Judge (appointed 1997)—Second Judicial District

J.D., 1979, Creighton University

George F. Davison, Jr., Des Moines, Age 57

Attorney—Davison Law

J.D., 1979, Drake University

Arthur E. Gamble, Clive, Age 55

District Judge (appointed 1983), Chief Judge (appointed 1995)—Fifth Judicial District

J.D., 1978, University of Iowa

Michael R. Hoffmann, Clive, Age 60

Attorney—Hoffmann Law Firm, PC

J.D., 1972, Drake University, LL.M., 1973, George Washington University

Andrew B. Howie, West Des Moines, Age 36

Attorney—Hudson, Mallaney & Shindler, P.C.

J.D., 1996, University of Iowa

Bruce Kempkes, Earlham, Age 52

Assistant Attorney General

J.D., 1980, University of Iowa

Mark O. Lambert, Polk City, Age 47          

Administrative Law Judge—Iowa Department of Inspections & Appeals                  

J.D., 1995, University of Iowa

John Lloyd, Osceola, Age 58

District Judge (appointed 2002)—Fifth Judicial District

J.D., 1974, Drake University

Michael L. Mock, West Des Moines, Age 38

Attorney— Bradshaw, Fowler, Proctor & Fairgrave, P.C.

J.D., 1995, Drake University

Michael R. Mullins, Washington, Age 55

District Judge (appointed 2002)—Eighth Judicial District

J.D., 1982, Drake University

Timothy O’Grady, Council Bluffs, Age 52

District Judge (appointed 1995)—Fourth Judicial District

J.D., 1980, Creighton University

Deborah Tharnish, Des Moines, Age 52

Attorney—Davis, Brown, Koehn, Shors & Roberts, P.C., Des Moines

J.D., 1980, University of Iowa

Jeanie Kunkle Vaudt, West Des Moines, Age 54

Assistant Attorney General

J.D., 1991, Drake University

Thomas Waterman, Pleasant Valley, Age 48

Attorney—Lane & Waterman L.L.P., Davenport

J.D., 1984, University of Iowa

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