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Applications now open to replace Chief Judge Vogel

The State Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications through July 22 for a vacancy on the Iowa Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court has announced. The vacancy will be created when Chief Judge Gayle Nelson Vogel retires July 1. Judge Vogel, of Spirit Lake,...

Judge Vogel elected Iowa Court of Appeals chief judge

The nine-member Iowa Court of Appeals elected Judge Gayle Nelson Vogel chief judge, replacing Chief Judge David Danilson, who retired Jan. 4. Vogel, of Spirit Lake, has served on the Court of Appeals since 1996. She becomes the ninth chief judge since the Iowa...

Court of Appeals Chief Judge Danilson to retire in January

David Danilson, chief judge of the Iowa Court of Appeals, has announced his retirement effective Jan. 4, 2019. Danilson said he hopes to continue to serve as a senior judge on the appeals court after retiring, according to a press release from the Iowa Judicial...

How Iowa’s appellate courts have changed over four decades

The Iowa Court of Appeals is celebrating an anniversary this month. Forty years ago five judges appointed to the new court by Gov. Robert D. Ray began hearing cases to relieve the growing workload of the Iowa Supreme Court. The Legislature’s creation of the...