Wanted: New ND Judge

Wanted:  New ND Judge Click to Enlarge

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.

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