Judge Bice, Fort Dodge, was appointed to the bench in November of 2008. He earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa in 1969. He graduated Order of the Coif from Drake University Law School in 1972. Judge Bice was in private practice for 36 years prior to his appointment. Judge Bice is the past Chair of the Iowa Board of Law Examiners (2004-2008) and currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Conference of Bar Examiners. He is a Lifetime Fellow of the Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers and a Judicial Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and Past President of the Webster County Bar Association.