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Louise Jacobs

District Associate Judge: District 5C

Louise Jacobs

Judge Jacobs, Des Moines, was appointed in 1997 to serve as Polk County magistrate and in 2001 was appointed to serve as a district associate judge. She earned a bachelor of science degree with distinction from the University of Minnesota and her law degree with honors from Drake University where she was awarded honorary membership in the Order of the Coif. Judge Jacobs has served as assistant city attorney for Des Moines and was also in private practice. She is a member of the Iowa Bar Association, the Polk County Women Attorney Association, the Polk County Bar Association, and the National Association of Women Judges.

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