Judge Chicchelly, Cedar Rapids, was appointed to the bench in March 2013. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa in 1989 and her law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1992. Prior to being appointed, Judge Chicchelly was a judicial clerk for District 2A. She worked in private practice in Fort Dodge from 1993-1995, in Waterloo from 1995-1997, and in Cedar Rapids from 1997 until her appointment to the bench. Judge Chicchelly is a member of the American Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, Linn County Bar Association, LCBA Board of Governors (2008-2010 and president-elect 2012-2013), and Dean Mason Ladd Inn of Court (Master). She is married and has two children.