Judge Deck began judicial service as a Woodbury County Magistrate on November 3, 2014. He was then appointed District Court Judge in 2017. He was born and raised in Sioux City, Iowa. He attended West High School in Sioux City and graduated magna cum laude from Morningside College in Sioux City in 2003 with a B.A. in American History. He attended Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville and graduated with a degree of Juris Doctor in 2006. Judge Deck was admitted to the Iowa State Bar in 2006 and was a partner at Deck Law, LLP prior to his appointment to the bench. He is part of the third generation of lawyers in his family to practice law in Sioux City. He was admitted to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa in 2007 and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in 2009. Judge Deck is married and has two children.