Joel D. Novak
|Joel D. Novak|
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|Current Court Information:|
|Iowa District Five|
|Bachelors:||University of Iowa|
|Law School:||University of Iowa|
Biography and Education
Novak was born in Rock Island, IL. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Iowa in 1962 and 1965. He is now married and has four children.
Novak worked as a trial lawyer for a private firm from 1965 until his judicial appointment in 1979.
- Main article: Iowa judicial elections, 2010
- DesMoinesRegister.com, "Polk County Judge Joel Novak enters semi-retirement with cake, poop joke", August 19, 2011
- Iowa Bar, Judicial Biographies: District 5C Judges standing for retention in 2010
- DesMoinesRegister.com, "Judge prepares for lighter load", July 30, 2011
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Judges of the Fifth District Court Scroll to "District Court Judge, Joel D. Novak..."
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Iowa 2010 Unofficial General Election Results
- ↑ Iowa Court of Appeals
- ↑ DesMoinesRegister.com, "Polk’s Judicial Nominating Commission picks finalists to replace Judge Novak", August 11, 2011
- ↑ Iowa Secretary of State, Judges Standing for Retention, November 2, 2010 General Election