Judge Lauber, West Des Moines, was appointed to the district court bench in December 2016. She attended Drake University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in 2000 and her law degree in 2003. Judge Lauber was in private practice from 2003–2011. She was Assistant Public Defender from 2011–2015. Judge Lauber was appointed district associate judge in 2015. She is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association, Iowa Association of Women Attorneys, Polk County Woman Attorneys, and C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court.