Judicial Magistrate Opening

The following is a notice from the Judicial Magistrate Appointing Commission.

Notice is hereby given that on December 21, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in the Linn County Courthouse, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the above Commission will meet for the purpose of selecting and appointing one judicial magistrate to serve the unexpired term of Magistrate Cynthia Finley, commencing on January 1, 2019, pursuant to Chapter 602, the Code, as amended. The unexpired term runs from January 1, 2019, until July 31, 2021.
Applications will be taken for a period of 15 days and are available at the office of the Clerk of Court, Linn County Courthouse, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Applications must be completed and returned no later than 4:30 p.m. on December 19, 2018, to the office of the Clerk of Court. No applications will be accepted after that time. A letter of interest and résumé of qualifications should accompany the completed application.
Prior to December 21, 2018, the Commission will determine the interview procedure. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of their interview place and time by letter, phone or email.
Applicants must be residents of Linn County, Iowa, or a resident of a county contiguous to Linn County, and less than 72 years of age as of January 1, 2019. A candidate must be admitted to practice law in Iowa, unless the person is not admitted to practice law and held a magistrate position on April 1, 2009. EOE.
Dated this 4th day of December, 2018
FOR THE COMISSSION
/s/Mitchell E. Turner
MITCHELL E. TURNER, CHAIR
DISTRICT COURT JUDGE