U.S. District Judges for both Northern and Southern Iowa retiring in
2015, Sen. Chuck Grassley is inviting members of the Iowa legal
community to contact his office before Friday, Jan. 9 in order to be
considered for a recommendation by him to President Barack Obama.
important to me that this opportunity be made available to the entire
legal community in Iowa. Anyone may apply for a recommendation,”
Grassley said. "Following a comprehensive review of applicants, I will
make recommendations to the President and he will make the decision
about who is nominated.”
who is expected to become chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee
this month, said that Iowa lawyers with stellar legal credentials should
contact Aaron McKay of his staff in Des Moines with a cover letter, CV,
McKay can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
and 515-288-1145 in Grassley’s Des Moines office, which is located at
210 Walnut Street in Room 721 of the Federal building. Applicants may
begin submitting applications immediately, but must do so no later than
Friday, Jan. 9. Interviews will be scheduled starting Jan. 14.
openings are available because U.S. District Judge James Gritzner, the
chief judge for Iowa’s Southern District, will take senior status, and
U.S. District Judge Mark W. Bennett, the chief judge for Iowa’s Northern
District, is retiring.