Northwest Iowa — A Storm Lake attorney has been appointed to the Iowa 3A Judicial bench, filling the position vacated by a Spencer man who was previously appointed the the district court bench.
According to a release from the District Court Administrator’s Office, the District Court Judges of the 3A Judicial District met Friday, and appointed Attorney Andrew J. Smith of Storm Lake to fill the District Associate Judge position vacated by the appointment of Judge Charles Borth, of Spencer to the district court bench.
Smith is currently in private practice in Storm Lake, and is a part-time magistrate in Calhoun County. Smith will start his District Associate position in 30 days.
Judicial Sub-District 3A consists of O’Brien, Osceola, Lyon, Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Kossuth, and Palo Alto Counties.