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Candidate sought for Judge Smith’s seat in 9th District

Applications are now being accepted for a vacancy on the bench in the 9th Judicial District.  A seat is vacant because Judge John Smith has been appointed to the Court of Appeals. The position is chambered in Walker in Cass County.

 The following qualities will be considered for judicial office: integrity, maturity, health (if job related), judicial temperament, legal knowledge, ability, experience, and community service.

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.




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