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Otter appoints VanderVelde to 3rd District judgeship in Nampa

Nampa attorney Davis VanderVelde was appointed a 3rd District judge today by Gov. Butch Otter; he fills the vacancy that was created when Judge Molly Huskey was appointed to the Idaho Court of Appeals. VanderVelde is a University of Nevada-Las Vegas graduate who holds a law degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego; he moved to Nampa in 2006 and began practicing law there. His current practice focuses on business and family law.

Otter said in a statement, “Davis has the right judicial temperament and demeanor to work effectively on the 3rd District bench. He is a devoted member of the Bar who understands the positive impact that a responsible, objective jurist can have on our citizens and communities.”

Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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