Iowa JNC

State Members and Vacancies

Judicial Vacancies on the Iowa Appellate Courts

Iowa Supreme Court Notice of Vacancy with Application and Background Information Forms (January 21, 2020) (Justice Wiggins)

Judicial Candidates for the Iowa Appellate Courts

Candidates for Iowa Supreme Court Vacancy with Applications and Writing Samples (February 26, 2020) (Justice Wiggins)

Judicial Nominees for the Iowa Appellate Courts

Nominees for Iowa Supreme Court Vacancy (March 6, 2020) (Justice Wiggins)

Judicial Appointments for the Iowa Appellate Courts

Governor Appoints New Justice to the Iowa Supreme Court (April 3, 2020) (Justice Wiggins)

State Judicial Nominating Commission

Chair               

Patricia “Trish” Roberts        

Secretary

Kathleen Law   
sjnc@iowa.gov 

Elected Lawyer Members Term Expires
Henry Bevel
Waterloo, IA
6-30-23
Christine L. Conover
Cedar Rapids, IA 
6-30-21
Leon Spies
Iowa City, IA
6-30-25
Dorothy O’Brien
Davenport,  IA 
6-30-23
Jeff Goodman
West Des Moines. IA 
6-30-21
Kristina Stanger 
Des Moines, IA 
6-30-25
Janece M. Valentine 
Fort Dodge, IA 
6-30-25
John Gray
Sioux City,  IA 
6-30-23

 

Appointed Members Term Expires
Kathy Pearson
Cedar Rapids, IA  
4-30-24
Lance Horbach
Montezuma, IA 
4-30-20
Steve Berger
Wellman, IA  
4-30-20
Helen Sinclair
Melrose, IA  
4-30-22
John Bloom
West Des Moines, IA 
4-30-24
Kathleen Law
Des Moines, IA  
4-30-22
Steve Sukup
Clear Lake, IA 
4-30-22
Patricia “Trish” Roberts
Carroll, IA 
4-30-20
Dan Huitink
Pella, IA 
4-30-24
State Judicial Nominating Commission Internal Rules

State Judicial Nominating Commission Organizational Meeting Minutes January 20, 2020
State Judicial Nominating Commission Meeting Minutes January 9, 2020
State Judicial Nominating Commission Organizational Meeting Minutes November 26, 2019

List of commissioners elected to the State Judicial Nominating Commission January 31, 2019, for commission members whose terms that expire June 30, 2019.

Contact

sjnc@iowa.gov 

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