Sixth Judicial District Nominating Commission to Hold Interviews January 18

Notice is hereby given that on Friday, January 18, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in the Linn County Courthouse, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the above Commission will meet for the purpose of interviewing and nominating two individuals for the position of District Court Judge for the Sixth Judicial District.

Applications are available at the office of the District Court Administrator, Linn County Courthouse, Third Avenue Bridge, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Applications and any supporting documentation must be completed and returned to the office of the District Court Administrator no later than 3:00 p.m. on January 14, 2013. Individual copies shall be sent to the individual commission members.

Nominees shall be members of the bar of Iowa, shall be residents of the state or district of the court to which they are nominated. The person appointed to the position will serve an initial term of office and will stand for retention at the next general election held not less than one year following appointment. If retained in office at that time, the person will serve a regular term of six years and may stand for retention in office every six years thereafter. Retirement of District Judges in Iowa is mandatory at age seventy-two. The person appointed must be able to serve the initial term and one regular term before reaching age seventy-two.

Dated this 17th day of December, 2012.

Patrick R. Grady, Chief Judge
Sixth Judicial District
Chair, Judicial Nominating Commission