SIOUX CITY | Applications are now being accepted for those interested in filling for the judicial vacancy caused by the retirement of District Court Judge Edward Jacobson.
Applicants may obtain a questionnaire and other required forms from the district court administrator or from any clerk of court in Judicial District 3B, which includes Crawford, Ida, Monona, Plymouth, Sioux and Woodbury counties. The application form also is available online at: http://www.iowacourts.gov/District_Courts/District_Three/Current_Judicial_Openings/
Questionnaires must be filed with District Court Administrator Leesa A. McNeil, Room 210, Woodbury County Courthouse, 620 Douglas Street, Sioux City, Iowa. Applicants also must send a digital copy to McNeil at: Leesa.McNeil@iowacourts.gov.
Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. Nov. 3. Interviews will be Nov. 20 at the Woodbury County Courthouse.
Applicants must be members of the bar of Iowa, residents of Judicial District 3B, and young enough that they will be able to serve an initial term and one regular six-year term of office before reaching age 72.
The Judicial Nominating Commission will submit the names of two nominees to Governor Kim Reynolds, who will appoint the new judge.