Magistrate Marilyn J. Dettmer was appointed to serve Floyd County in January of 2008. She attended Wartburg College where she earned her bachelor's degree in 1972, obtained her master's degree from UNI in 1989, and her J.D., with Honors, from Drake Law School in 1991. Ms. Dettmer was in private practice from 1992 - 1993. She was the Assistant Floyd County Attorney from 1992 - 1994, and the Floyd County Attorney from 1994 - 2006. She has been in private practice since 2007. Ms. Dettmer has been awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for Ethics and Professional Responsibility. She is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association.