Jonathan Kimple was appointed to serve Dallas County in 2008. He graduated from the University of Dubuque in 1973 and Drake Law School in 1977. He was a bus driver for Keyline Transit in Dubuque before attending Drake. He has served as an Assistant Dallas County Attorney and is in private practice in Adel, Iowa. He is a member of the Dallas County Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, Iowa Magistrate Association and former member of The Amalgamated Transit Union.