Monica Ackley

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Monica Ackley
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Court Information:
Iowa District One
Title:   Superior Court Judge
Past position:   Dubuque County Magistrate
Past term:   1997-2003
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of San Diego, 1986
Law School:   University of San Diego, 1990
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  District 1A
State:  Iowa
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Retention vote:  43,694
Retention vote %:  76.01% ApprovedA

Monica Ackley is a judge of the First District of Iowa (District 1A). She was appointed to this position in 2003, and her current term expires in 2018.[1]


Ackley received both her bachelor's and law degrees from the University of San Diego in 1986 and 1990, respectively.[1]


Ackley began her legal career as a law clerk and research assistant. She then worked as a private practice lawyer until 1997, when she was appointed magistrate for Dubuque County. She was then promoted to District Court judge in 2003.[1],_Southern_District_of_Iowa

2012 election

Ackley was retained in the general election on November 6, winning 76.01% of the vote.[2][3]

See also: Iowa judicial elections, 2012

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