Judge Borth, Spencer, was appointed as district judge in June of 2018. He served as district associate judge since his appointment to the bench October, 2009. He served as Assistant Clay County Attorney and was in private practice in Spencer since 1997. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mankato State University in 1992 and his Juris Doctorate from Drake University Law School in 1995. Judge Borth is a member of the Clay County Bar Association and the Iowa State Bar Association.