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Randy Hefner

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Randy Hefner
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Current Court Information:
Iowa District Five
Title:   District Judge
Appointed by:   Gov. Chet Culver
Preceded by:   William H. Joy
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Northern Iowa
Law School:   Drake University Law School
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  District 5A
State:  Iowa
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Retention vote:  60,457
Retention vote %:  74.09% ApprovedA

Randy Hefner is a judge of the Fifth District Court in Iowa. He was appointed by Governor Chet Culver in December 2010 to succeed William H. Joy.[1] His current term expires in 2018.


Hefner received his undergraduate degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 1975 and his J.D. from the Drake University Law School in 1978.[1]


Hefner began his legal career practicing with the law firm of Shaff, Farwell & Senneff. He left in 1979 to join the Van Werden & Hulse Law Firm. He then became a partner of the firm now known as Van Werden, Hulse & Hefner in 1982 and he worked in this capacity until 2000. That year, he formed the Hefner, Bergkamp & Rhoads Law Firm, where he continues to practice (although the firm is currently named the Hefner & Bergkamp Law Firm).[1]

2012 election

Hefner was retained in the general election on November 6, winning 74.09% of the vote.[2][3]

See also: Iowa judicial elections, 2012

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