Adair County Associate Circuit Judge Kristie Swaim says she does plan to file to run for re-election this year. her third term is due to expire, and Swaim said in a release yesterday she plans to make it official — her run for a fourth term — later this month when the filing period for the office opens. Judge Swaim is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. She was a practicing attorney in Adair county when she was first elected to the Associate Circuit Judge seat in 2002. She was re-elected in 2006 and 2010. Also prior to her service in the courts, Swaim served on the Kirksville City Council.