Kathleen Law Elected Chair of State Judicial Nominating Commission

March 11, 2020

Nyemaster Goode attorney Kathleen Law was elected to a two-year term as chair of the Iowa State Judicial Nominating Commission. Her term will run from May 1, 2020 to April 30, 2022.


The State Judicial Nominating Commission interviews applicants and selects nominees for appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court and the Iowa Court of Appeals.  The commission is composed of eight commissioners elected by lawyers (two from each congressional district) and nine commissioners appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Iowa Senate.  The chair is elected by the commission from its members.  All commissioners serve for a term of six years.    


Law, a real estate attorney with Nyemaster Goode, was first appointed to the commission in December 2018 by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds.