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New judge appointed in Johnson County

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JOHNSON COUNTY (KWWL) -

The Iowa District Court has appointed Assistant Linn County Attorney Jason Burns as the new district associate judge in Johnson County.  Burns succeeds Judge Stephen Gerard, who recently retired.

Burns graduated from the College of Law at the University of Iowa in 2002.  He received his bachelor's degree from Truman State University in 1999.  He will begin his new role on September 8.

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