In an order filed last
Thursday, Sept. 22, the Iowa Supreme Court appointed 26 members to the Access
to Justice Commission. One member will serve for one year, 13 members will
serve for two years and 12 members will serve for three years. All terms begin
this Saturday, Oct. 1, and end on Sept. 30, 2017, 2018 or 2019.
Established on June 27
upon the recommendation of The Iowa State Bar Association, the Access to
Justice Commission is charged with finding "solutions that will best serve
Iowans who may encounter barriers to or difficulties with fully accessing the
Iowa justice system,” according to the order. The order outlines the issues
that commission members are to address. Justice Brent Appel chairs the
See the list of
appointees and the issues to be addressed in the complete order.