On January 2, 2019, the Iowa District Court for the Sixth Judicial District announced the December 21, 2018 appointment by the Linn County Magistrate Appointing Commission of attorney Mark Fisher as a Linn County Magistrate. Magistrate Fisher succeeds Cynthia Finley who was recently appointed as a district associate judge.
Magistrate Fisher earned his bachelor‘s degree from Arizona State University in 2004 and his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2007. He currently practices law in Cedar Rapids with the law firm of Nidey Erdahl Fisher Pilkington and Meier and is a member of the Linn County Bar Association. His areas of practice include family law, criminal law, juvenile law, and social security disability claims.
Magistrate Fisher will begin hearing cases on January 14, 2019.