Judge Cox of Johnson County was appointed to the bench on February 18, 2022. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Iowa in 2004, and attended the University of Iowa Law School, graduating with honors in 2007. After graduation from law school, Judge Cox served as a law clerk for District 2B from 2007-2008. Since clerking, Judge Cox has been in private practice with Bray and Klockau PLC from 2008-2022, in addition to being a Johnson County Magistrate, from July of 2018 to March of 2022. Judge Cox is a member of the Johnson County Bar Association; Member of the Iowa State Bar Association; Member of ISBA Family & Juvenile Law Section, Section Chair from 2015-2017, Vice Chair of Section 2013-2015; and former Chair of CLE Committee from 2017-2022. Judge Cox is married and has one child.