DES MOINES, IOWA (March 15, 2019) — Thirty Iowans have applied with the State Judicial Nominating Commission to fill the two vacancies on the Iowa Court of Appeals that occurred when Chief Judge David Danilson retired on January 4, 2019 and Judge Christopher McDonald filled the Supreme Court vacancy on March 7, 2019.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 7, 2019) — On Tuesday, April 2, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Forest City, Iowa. The proceeding will take place in the Boman Fine Arts Center, 225 John K. Hanson Drive. The oral arguments are open to the public and will begin at 7PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 8, 2019) — The State Judicial Nominating Commission, which is responsible for selecting nominees for appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court and the Iowa Court of Appeals, announced today it will begin accepting applications for the vacancy that occurred when Chief Judge David R Danilson retired January 4, 2019. The commission has sixty days from February 5, 2019, to send a slate of nominees to the Governor, who makes appointments to the court.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 30, 2019) — After completing public interviews of all 19 applicants, the State Judicial Nominating Commission has selected a slate of three nominees to fill the vacancy on the Iowa Supreme Court that occurred upon Justice Daryl Hecht’s retirement December 13, 2018.

The nominees are:

Kellyann Lekar
Chief Judge
First Judicial District
Waterloo

Des Moines, May 23, 2018— The State Judicial Nominating Commission, which is responsible for selecting nominees for appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court, announced today it will begin accepting applications for the vacancy that will occur when Justice Bruce B. Zager retires September 3, 2018. The commission has sixty days to send a slate of nominees to the Governor, who makes appointments to the court.  

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Des Moines, August 21, 2017—The Iowa Supreme Court today announced its 2017-2018 adjudicative term calendar, including a special evening session in Des Moines, special sessions at Drake and Iowa law schools, and three special sessions in communities around the state to hear oral arguments. The court's adjudicative term is from September 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018.

GRANTED:

 

NUMBER

COUNTY

CASE NAME

 

 

 

15–0011

Cerro Gordo

Wihlm v. Campbell

15–0471

Story

Westco Agronomy v. Wollesen

15–0741

Clayton

Cannon v. Bodensteiner Implement Co.

15–0829

Polk

State v. White

15–1630

Scott

Des Moines, July 5, 2017— The Iowa Supreme Court named Todd Nuccio state court administrator for the Iowa Judicial Branch. The state court administrator is responsible for the day-to-day management of Iowa's state court system. Nuccio will replace David Boyd when Boyd retires September 7 after 40 years of continual service to the Iowa Judicial Branch.

GRANTED:

NUMBER

COUNTY

CASE NAME

14–1682

Polk

Andersen v. Khann

15–0772

Delaware

Krogmann v. State

15–2126

Scott

In re Estate of Workman

15–2143

Monroe

Kellogg v. City of Albia

15–1560

Polk

State v. Jonas

17–0287

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