§14-2-10. Qualifications of judges.
Each judge appointed to the court of claims shall be an attorney at law, licensed to practice in this state, and shall have been so licensed to practice law for a period of not less than ten years prior to his appointment as judge. A judge shall not be an officer or an employee of any branch of state government, except in his capacity as a member of the court and shall receive no other compensation from the state or any of its political subdivisions. A judge shall not hear or participate in the consideration of any claim in which he is interested personally, either directly or indirectly.