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John J. Haney

District Court Judge

John J. Haney

Judge Haney, Marshalltown, was appointed to the District Court bench in May of 2014. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA and raised in Marshalltown. He received an AA degree with honors Marshalltown Community College in 1991; BA degree with honors from Grinnell College honors in 1993; and his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1996. Prior to his appointment, Judge Haney was in private practice and also served as a Marshall County magistrate from 2007. He is a member of the Marshall County Bar Association, the Iowa Judge's Association, and the Iowa State Bar Association. Judge Haney was awarded the Outstanding Public Official of the Year by the Iowa Corrections Association in 2022 for his work with specialty courts in Marshall County.  Judge Haney and his wife Carol have been married for 39 years.  They have four children and ten grandchildren.

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