Chief Judge, Court of
Appeals, Judge Larry J. Eisenhauer
Judge Eisenhauer, Ankeny, was appointed to the Court of Appeals in 2001. He was
born in Emporia, Kansas, and received his undergraduate degree from Emporia
State University in 1968. He then served in the United States Army for two
years before attending Drake University Law School. After graduating in 1974,
he practiced law privately and served as an associate juvenile judge from 1985
- 1993. He was appointed to the district court bench in 1993 and served as
district court judge until his appointment to the court of appeals. He was selected as Chief Judge in 2012. Judge
Eisenhauer is a member of the Polk County, Iowa State and American Bar
Associations and the Iowa Judges Association.
Judge Eisenhauer is married, has two children, and one grandchild.