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Notice of Judicial Vacancy - South Central Judicial District Friday, January 3, 2020

December 20, 2019

The Judicial Nominating Committee received a letter from Governor Doug Burgum convening the Committee to screen applicants and submit a list of nominees to fill a judgeship in the South Central Judicial District (with chambers in Bismarck). Judge Gail Hagerty has announced her retirement in March 2020, which will create a vacancy.

The committee is now accepting applications from qualified attorneys interested in the district court appointment. The judgeship will be filled under N.D.C.C. Chapter 27-25. Application information is included below.

Application Form

Statement of Interests Form

Applications can be sent to and must be received by 3:00 p.m. (CST) on Monday, January 6, 2020.

The following week, the State Bar Association will conduct an electronic judicial candidate survey of the applicants before the Judicial Nominating Committee meets.

If you have any questions, please contact