Magistrate, Lynn Rose Magistrate Rose, Iowa City, was appointed to serve Johnson County in May 2012. She graduated from the University of Iowa in 1989 with her bachelor's degree, in 1991 and 1995 with her master’s degrees in German and Urban & Regional Planning, and in 2004 with her law degree. She is currently an attorney at the Mears Law Office in Iowa City. She previously worked as a writer and editor for the health colleges at the University of Iowa, as a prairie restoration specialist and grant administrator at Trees Forever, and as professional office staff for the Bergan & Weyer Law Office and the Mears Law Office. Magistrate Rose is a member/recorder of the Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court, and a member of the Johnson County Bar Association, National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives, Iowa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and Bicyclists of Iowa City.