Court of Appeals, Judge David Danilson
Judge Danilson, Boone, was appointed to the Court of
Appeals in 2009. He was born in Perry, Iowa and raised on a farm north of
Woodward, Iowa. He earned his bachelor's degree from Iowa State University in
1976. He graduated from Creighton Law School in 1979.
Judge Danilson was in private practice in Boone since 1980 and
during this time served as judicial hospital referee and judicial magistrate.
He was appointed to the district associate bench in the Second Judicial
District in 1987. Judge Danilson was appointed to the
district court bench in 1997 and served two years as the assistant chief
district judge of the Second Judicial District until his appointment to the
court of appeals.
Judge Danilson is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and
the Iowa Judges Association. Judge Danilson is
married and has five children.