Judge Tabor was appointed an associate juvenile judge in 1994 and named district court judge in 1999. Born in Morristown, New Jersey, she earned her undergraduate degree from William Paterson College of New Jersey in 1982 and her law degree in 1986 from the University of Wyoming, College of Law. Judge Tabor served as assistant city attorney in Cheyenne, Wyoming and as assistant Clinton county attorney. She was in private practice from 1987-1989 in Wyoming and later in Iowa until 1999. She served on the Supreme Court Task Force for Juvenile Court Improvement Project. She is a member of the Wyoming Bar Association, the Iowa Bar Association and an ISBA mediator. She is married and has two children.