WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple is choosing between three finalists to fill the Southeast Judicial District judgeship vacancy.
Dalrymple has 30 days to make a selection. The finalists were selected by the Judicial Nominating Committee out of a pool of six applicants.
The selected lawyer will fill the seat vacated by retiring Judge John Paulson. Paulson has been a district judge since 1980.
The three finalists are Cherie Clark, assistant state's attorney for Cass County, Troy LeFevre, chief assistant state's attorney for Sutsman County, and Jerod Tufte, legal counsel to the governor.