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2022 Supreme Court Vacancy (David)

A vacancy will occur on the Indiana Supreme Court in fall 2022 when Justice Steven David retires. The Indiana Judicial Nominating Commission will select three nominees to submit to the Governor, who will appoint a new justice.

Letter to Governor Holcomb

(April 14, 2022 letter)

Forkner, Kenworthy, Molter nominees for Supreme Court vacancy

(April 5, 2022 press release)

Interviews for Supreme Court finalists set for April 5

(March 10, 2022 press release)

Commission selects 10 finalists for Supreme Court second interview

(March 1, 2022 press release)

Interview times set for Supreme Court applicants

(February 11, 2022 press release)

Candidate applications

(February 11, 2022)


(February 4, 2022)

The following 19 individuals applied to fill the vacancy:

  • William W. Barrett, Greenwood
  • Hon. Jeffrey W. Clymer, Valparaiso
  • Hon. Jennifer L. DeGroote, Fort Wayne
  • Justin P. Forkner, Indianapolis
  • Hon. Ryan K. Gardner, Indianapolis
  • Hon. James A. Joven, Indianapolis
  • Hon. Dana J. Kenworthy, Marion
  • Hon. Robert D. Krieg, Princeton
  • Hon. Gretchen S. Lund, Goshen
  • Matthew J. McGovern, Fishers
  • Hon. Amy S. Miskimen, Boonville
  • Hon. Derek R. Molter, Indianapolis
  • Hon. Jaime M. Oss, LaPorte
  • Patrick W. Price, Indianapolis
  • Hon. Rudolph R. Pyle, III, Anderson
  • William N. Riley, Fishers
  • Curtis E. Shirley, Carmel
  • Hon. Mark E. Spitzer, Marion
  • Hon. Lisa L. Swaim, Logansport
Applications available for Indiana Supreme Court

(January 3, 2022 press release)

Application and instructions

(January 3, 2022)