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DES MOINES, Iowa – The state judicial nominating commission on Friday announced the names of six nominees to fill two vacancies on the Iowa Court of Appeals. The vacancies were the result of Chief Judge David Danielson’s retirement in January and Judge Christopher McDonald’s appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court.

The commission decided upon the nominees after conducting interviews with 30 candidates on Thursday and Friday.

The nominees are:

Mary Chicchelly
District Court Judge
Sixth Judicial District
Cedar Rapids

Read her application here and watch her interview below:

Jean Dickson
Attorney
Betty, Neuman & McMahon, P.L.C.
Bettendorf

Read her application here and watch her interview below:

Myron Gookin
District Court Judge
Eighth Judicial District
Fairfield

Read his application here and watch his interview below:

David May
District Court Judge
Fifth Judicial District
Polk City

Read his application here and watch his interview below:

Julie Schumacher
District Court Judge
Third Judicial District
Schleswig

Read her application here and watch her interview below:

Sharon Soorholtz Greer
Attorney
Cartwright, Druker & Ryden
Marshalltown

Read her application here and watch her interview below:

Gov. Kim Reynolds has 30 days to select her two appointments to the Iowa Court of Appeals.

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