Wanted: New ND Judge
Doug Barrett | Aug 16, 2017 AT 7:44 am
Four lawyers have applied to fill the Northeast Judicial District judge vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Richard Geiger. The applicants include:
-Daniel Borge of Bismarck
-Larry Richards of Grand Forks
-Steven Simonson of Fargo
-Barb Whelan of Grafton
A judicial Nominating Committee will interview the candidates and make a recommendation to Governor Doug Burgum who have 30 days to make a selection. Burgum could also ask for a new list - or call for an election. Geiger plans to step down from the bench October 1st.