DES MOINES – Yesterday, Gov. Branstad appointed Jeffrey D. Farrell as judge to the 5C Judicial District.
Farrell received his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and is currently serving as Chief Administrative Law Judge at the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals. Farrell was appointed to fill the vacancy created by Judge Christopher McDonald who was appointed to the Iowa Court of Appeals.
The counties in the Fifth District are Adair, Adams, Clarke, Dallas, Decatur, Guthrie, Jasper, Lucas, Madison, Marion, Polk, Ringgold, Taylor, Union, Warren and Wayne.