Judge Lingreen, Postville, was appointed to the bench in 1991. She was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa and received her bachelor's degree from Drake University in 1974. In 1977, she earned her law degree from the same institution. She practiced law with a private firm and served as assistant Allamakee County attorney from 1979 to 1991. Judge Lingreen is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and the Iowa Judges Association. She is married with two children.