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Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy in Ninth Judicial District

February 04, 2013
ST. PAUL, MN –The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District Court. The Honorable John P. Smith has been appointed to the Minnesota Court of Appeals, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at Walker in Cass County in the Ninth Judicial District.
 
The Commission is searching for fair, experienced and civic-minded individuals to serve on the bench, and offer their talents and services to Minnesota’s judicial system. The following qualities will be considered for judicial office: integrity, maturity, health (if job related), judicial temperament, legal knowledge, ability, experience, and community service. The application process is now open for these vacancies. 



An individual wishing to apply may request an application by writing to Lee E. Sheehy, Chair of the Commission on Judicial Selection, at 130 State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Saint Paul, MN 55155, or by contacting Andrew Olson, Appointments Coordinator, via e-mail at andrew.c.olson@state.mn.us. A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials are due by close of business, Monday, February 25, 2013. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the Crow Wing County Courthouse in Brainerd, Minnesota. 
  


For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Andrew Olson at andrew.c.olson@state.mn.us or at (651) 201-3413.