Judge Minot, Iowa City, was appointed to the bench as a district associate judge on April 30, 2010. She earned her bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University in 1980. After receiving her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1983, she served as Assistant State's Attorney for Baltimore City, Baltimore, MD. She then went into private practice from 1986-1990 before serving as Assistant Attorney General for the state of Maryland. Since 1991 she has been an Assistant Johnson County Attorney. Judge Minot is a member of the Iowa County Attorneys Association and served on the Iowa Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Rules of Juvenile Procedure. Judge Minot is married and has 2 children.