Court of Appeals, Judge Michael R. Mullins
Judge Michael R.
Mullins, Washington, was appointed as an 8th District Court judge in 2002 and
to the Iowa Court of Appeals in 2011. He received his bachelor's degree from
Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Missouri in 1974; his M.S.W. from the
University of Iowa in 1976; and he was editor-in-chief of Drake Law Review and
graduated with honors, Order of Coif, from Drake University Law School in
1982. Judge Mullins spent 19 years in
private practice in Washington, Iowa.
Mullins is a former member of the Judicial Technology Committee and the
Business Advisory Committee for Electronic Document Management System (EDMS).
He is a faculty member for new judge orientation on the topic of sentencing
issues. Judge Mullins developed the Iowa Criminal Statutes Summary Chart used
by judges and lawyers throughout Iowa. He is a member of the Washington County
Bar Association, the Iowa Judges Association, the Iowa State Bar Association,
and the American Bar Association.
Mullins is married with two adult children and four grandchildren.