|September 19, 2013
Interviews for 20th Judicial District Judge Applicants set for Sept. 24
POLSON — On Tuesday, September 24, the Judicial Nomination Commission will interview the following applicants for the position of district court judge for the 20 Judicial District (Sanders and Lake Counties):
• Steven Norman Eschenbacher
• James A. Manley
• James William Raymond
• Mark Alan Russell
• John Conn Schulte
Interviews will begin at 10 a.m. in Room 316 in the Lake County Courthouse with deliberations following the last interview. The meeting is open to the public.
The Commission will forward the names of three to five nominees to the Governor for appointment. The nominee appointed by the Governor will serve until January 2015. The position is subject to election at the primary and general elections in 2014. The successful candidate will serve for a full six-year term.
Judicial Nomination Commission members are District Judge Richard Simonton of Glendive; Shirley Ball of Nashua; Mona Charles of Kalispell; Patrick Kelly of Miles City; Lane Larson of Billings; Ryan Rusche of Columbia Falls; and Paul Tuss of Havre.