to the retirement of Honorable Carla T. Schemmel, Election District 5C, the 5C
Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications to fill the judgeship
deadline for applications is Nov. 6. Interviews are expected to be
held at the Polk County Courthouse Nov. 13.
wishing to be considered for the position must be an attorney admitted to the
practice of law in Iowa, a resident of the Judicial District 5C and must be
able to complete the initial and one regular term of office prior to reaching
age 72. A regular term for a district judge is six years.
applications can be obtained from Sherrie Schuck, Office of the District Court
Administrator, Room 409, Polk County Courthouse, in Des Moines. The
applications must be submitted to the chairperson of the Judicial Nominating
Commission, District 5C, with a copy submitted to each member of the
further details, interested individuals can view the Notice of Judicial Vacancy here.