Judge Gogerty was appointed to the bench in November 2018. She received her Bachelor's degree from Drake University in 1992, and her J.D. from the University of Iowa in 1995 with Distinction. Her past experience includes working as the Assistant Linn County Attorney from 1995-2000, and the Assistant Polk County Attorney from 2000-2018. She is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association, Polk County Women Attorneys, Iowa Judges Association, National Association of Women Judges, and the Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys.