Judge Goodhue, Carlisle, was appointed to the bench in 1986. He was born in Carlisle, Iowa, and went to Simpson College. He earned his degree in 1962 and went to Drake University, where he received his law degree in 1964. He graduated summa cum laude from Simpson and Order of the Coif from Drake. Judge Goodhue also served in the United States Army Reserves and the United States Navy Reserves. He went into general practice and worked as Warren County attorney and Indianola city attorney. Judge Goodhue is a member of the Iowa and American Bar Associations and he served on the Iowa Judges Association Nominating Committee. He is married with four children.