Judge Stoebe, Humboldt, was appointed as a District Associate Judge in July 2006, and then appointed to the District Court bench in February 2011. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Dakota in 1977, and his law degree from the University of Iowa in 1980. Stoebe has previously been a law clerk for Judge Roy Stephenson with the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Humboldt County Attorney and was in private practice with Stoebe Law Office. He served as Humboldt County magistrate from 2001 through 2006. Stoebe is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Humboldt County Bar Association and the Iowa Magistrates Association. He is married and has two children.