Court of law

REGIONAL—The Judicial Nominating Commission for the Judicial District 3B has nominated attorney Robert Tiefenthaler of Sergeant Bluff and Crawford County attorney Roger Sailer of Schleswig for the judgeship created by the appointment of District Judge Julie Schumacher to the Iowa Court of Appeals.

Nine applicants were considered for the position.

Judicial District 3B consists of Ida, Crawford, Monona, Plymouth, Sioux and Woodbury Counties.

Gov. Kim Reynolds has 30 days to appoint one of the nominees to be a district judge.

District court judges typically hear a variety of cases including probate, felony criminal cases, dissolution of marriage, adoptions, disputes involving actions of state administrative agencies, juvenile cases and other matters.

The term of office is six years.