DES MOINES, IOWA (January 10, 2020) — Iowa Supreme Court Acting Chief Justice David Wiggins, West Des Moines, has announced his retirement effective March 13, 2020. Acting Chief Justice Wiggins was appointed to the court in 2003. His complete biography is on the Iowa Judicial Branch website at

Under Iowa law, the vacancy that will occur upon Acting Chief Justice Wiggins’ retirement will be filled by appointment by the Governor from a list of three nominees, which will be submitted by the State Judicial Nominating Commission. For more information on the supreme court judicial nominating process, go to the Iowa Judicial Nominating Commissions website at

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