DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad has named an associate juvenile court judge to the district court bench in the 2nd Judicial District, which covers central and northern Iowa.
Branstad on Friday appointed James McGlynn to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Joel Swanson, of Carroll.
McGlynn, of Webster City, received his law degree from Creighton University.
The district covers 22 counties.