Magistrate Jeffrey Lipman was appointed to the bench in May of 2001. Magistrate Lipman currently serves as President of the Iowa Magistrate Judges Association. Magistrate Lipman graduated from University of Arizona in 1986 and from the William Mitchell College of Law in 1989. Magistrate Lipman serves on the Iowa Supreme Court Unauthorized Practice of Law Commission and is a member of the Moore Inns of Court. Magistrate Lipman has authored several law review articles as well as the Iowa Magistrate Judges Manual. Magistrate Lipman is married and has 4 children.