Judge Guiter was appointed to the bench in January 2012. He received his bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University in 1978 and law degree from Drake University in 1982. Judge Guiter practiced law with the same firm following graduation from law school in 1982 until his appointment to the bench. He is a member of the American, Iowa State, and Marion County Bar Associations. He also served on the Iowa Supreme Court Grievance Commission. Judge Guiter is married and has five children.