The Polk County Court administrator announced last week that a judgeship vacancy will be opening in District 5C as a result of the resignation of the Honorable Mary Pat Gunderson.
Any attorney wishing to apply must be admitted to practice in Iowa, a resident of Judicial District 5C and be able to complete one six-year term of office prior to reaching age 72.
Application forms must be obtained from Sherrie Schuck at the district administrator's office and submitted to the chairperson of the Judicial Nominating Commission, District 5C, with a copy (e-mail encouraged) submitted to each of the 10 members of the commission.
Contact information for the commission and the vacancy announcement can be found on the Iowa Judicial Branch website. Applications are due by Oct. 27. at 4 p.m.