Greene lawyer appointed as district associate judge

GREENE — Governor Kim Reynolds has appointed a Greene lawyer to be a district associate judge in the north-central Iowa based Judicial District 2A.

Elizabeth Batey currently serves as a magistrate for Butler County and practices law with the Vickers Law Office in Greene.

She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and her law degree from Drake University Law School with high honors.

Batey fills a vacancy created by the addition of four new district associate judge positions authorized by the legislature in this year’s session.

District 2A includes Bremer, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Mitchell, Winnebago and Worth counties.