Magistrate Dan W. Pluim, Orange City, was appointed to serve Sioux County in 1989. He earned his undergraduate degree in 1977 from Dordt College and his law degree in 1979 from the University of Iowa. He graduated with high honors. He served as assistant Sioux County attorney in 1979 and now practices law with a private firm. Pluim is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Volunteer Lawyers Project and the Sioux County Bar Association, Low Fee Panel. He is married and has four children.