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District Associate Judge Jarman to retire

December 12, 2017 GMT

SIOUX CITY | District Associate Judge Timothy Jarman has announced his retirement, ending a 20-year career on the bench.

Jarman will retire on Feb. 22.

The Sioux City native was sworn in on Aug. 1, 1997, after working as an assistant Woodbury County attorney, assistant U.S. attorney and in private practice. He received his bachelor’s degree in 1977 from Loras College and his law degree from the University of Iowa in 1980.

District associate judges hear serious and aggravated misdemeanor cases, small claims, hospitalization cases, juvenile cases and civil suits for judgment of up to $10,000.


The Woodbury County Magistrate Nominating Commission is now taking applications for Jarman’s replacement. The commission will submit three nominees to the Judicial District 3B district judges, who will appoint the new judge.

Commission members are Lauren Jansen, Jolene Dixon, Rick Mullin, Athena Ladeas, Teresa O’Brien and District Judge Steven Andreasen.

The application deadline is noon on Jan. 3.