District Associate Judge Stephanie Forker Parry was appointed to serve Woodbury County commencing January 1, 2008. She was appointed district associate judge in 2017. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Dakota, majoring in criminal justice. Magistrate Parry obtained a law degree from the University of South Dakota in 1995. She is in private practice with the law firm Forker & Parry in Sioux City and is licensed to work in Iowa and South Dakota. She is also a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and South Dakota State Bar Association.