Apply Now for Eastern Division Court of Appeals Seat

The Judicial Nominating Commission is now accepting applications for the Court of Appeals vacancy in the Eastern Division, which will be created by the Dec. 31 retirement of Judge Herschel P. Franks. Applications must be in by Oct. 22 at noon Central time. The commission will set a date to interview all qualified applicants, along with a public hearing where anyone may express  opinions about the applicants. The interview, public hearing and deliberation process will be open to the public. The commission then will select three candidates to recommend to the governor. Get the details from the Administrative Office of the Courts