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Judicial District 4

Judicial Vacancies in District 4

District 4 Notice of Two District Associate Judge Vacancies with Instructions,  Application Part 1, Application Part 2A, Application Part 2B, and Application Part 3 (January 19, 2022) (Judge Bahr and New Position)

District 4 Notice of District Judge Vacancy with Commission Member Contact Information, Instructions,  Application, and Background Information (November 22, 2021) (Judge Heckerman)

Judicial Candidates in District 4

District 4 Candidates for District Judge Vacancy with Interview Schedule, Applications, and Writing Samples (December 13, 2021) (Judge Heckerman)

Judicial Nominees in District 4

District 4 Nominees for District Judge Vacancy (December 17, 2021) (Judge Heckerman)

Judicial Appointments in District 4

District 4 Appointment as District Judge (January 14, 2022) (Judge Benson Bahr)

District 4 Judicial Nominating Commission


Honorable James Heckerman

Appointed Term Expires
Colleen Brabec, Council Bluffs 1-31-22
Leo Ettleman, Sidney     1-31-22
Deborah Nelsen, Pisgah 1-31-26
David Wiederstein, Atlantic 1-31-24
Kathleen Kohorst, Harlan 1-31-24


Elected Term Expires
Thomp Pattermann, Council Bluffs 1-31-22
Helen M. Broadway-Savage, Council Bluffs 1-31-24
Robert M. Livingston, Council Bluffs 1-31-24
Amanda J. Heims , Council Bluffs 1-31-26
Andrew Munger, Council Bluffs 1-31-26

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