Judge Bauercamper, Waukon, was appointed to the bench in 1986. Born in Cresco, Iowa, he received his bachelor's degree from the University of Northern Iowa in 1970 and his law degree from the University of Minnesota in 1973. He practiced law privately, as well as serving as Allamakee County attorney and juvenile court referee. Judge Bauercamper belongs to the Iowa Judges Association, the Allamakee County Bar Association, the Iowa State and Minnesota State Bar Association, and serves as assistant chief judge for the First Judicial District. He is married and has four children.