Judge Reidel, Muscatine, was appointed to the bench in 2011. He received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University in 1989 and his law degree from the University of Iowa in 1992 with High Distinction. After graduation from law school, he was in private practice, in Muscatine, Iowa, from 1992 to 2011. He served as Muscatine County Magistrate from 2009 until his appointment to the district court bench. He is a past recipient of the Iowa Golden Seal Award for his dedication to ending domestic violence. He has a long history of being active in his community and is past board member of multiple non-profit organizations and the past Chairman of the Muscatine County Civil Service Commission. He is a member of the Muscatine County Bar Association, the Iowa State Bar Associations and the Iowa Judges Association. He is married and has three children.