Judicial Qualifications > Judicial Vacancy 2nd District Court of Appeals Vacancy (2015)

According to the Indiana Constitution and state statute, the seven-member Judicial Nominating Commission works to fill appellate court vacancies.  On February 23, 2015, Court of Appeals Judge Ezra H. Friedlander announced he is stepping down from the bench, effective August 31, 2015.  The Commission will consider applicants and select the three most qualified candidates as finalists.  Gov. Mike Pence will select Indiana's next Court of Appeals judge from among the three finalists.

Letter to the Governor
JUN 18, 2015

Commission selects McMath, Altice, Goff as finalists for Court of Appeals vacancy
JUN 10, 2015

Interview times set for Court of Appeals applicants
MAY 18, 2015 (Press Release)

Candidate Applications
MAY 18, 2015

Eight applicants for Court of Appeals of Indiana vacancy
APR 27, 2015 (Press Release)

Application and Instructions
MAR 2, 2015

Applications available for Court of Appeals of Indiana
MAR 2, 2015 (Press Release)

Judge Friedlander to retire in August
FEB 23, 2015 (Press Release)


About Judicial Selection

September 3, 2010 | Indiana Court Times Article
The Role of the Judicial Nominating Commission in Judicial Selection