Magistrate O'Brien Licht, Cedar Rapids, was appointed to serve Linn County September 18, 2006. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa in 1991. She received her law degree from the University of Northern Ohio in 1995 and MBA from the University of Northern Iowa in 1999. She previously worked with Legal Services Corporation of Iowa Staff Attorneys from 1995 through 1999 and Assistant City Attorney in Cedar Rapids from 1999 through 2006. She has been a member of the Linn County Bar Association and Iowa Municipal Lawyers Association.