DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) A private practice lawyer in Iowa City who also works as an adjunct professor at University of Iowa has been appointed a district court judge by Gov. Terry Branstad.
Branstad on Wednesday appointed Lars Anderson to the bench in the 6th Judicial District, which includes Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, and Tama counties in Eastern Iowa.
Anderson, of Iowa City, earned his law degree from the University of Iowa.
He fills the vacancy left by Judge Marsha Beckelman who retired July 3.