Judge Daniel P. Kitchen, Washington, was appointed to the bench in 2017. He earned his law degree with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law in December 1994. Judge Kitchen was in private practice in Muscatine and Davenport before moving to Washington in 1997. He was in private practice in Washington and served as Washington County's Judicial Magistrate starting in 2003, until his appointment as a District Associate Judge. Judge Kitchen is a member of the Iowa State and Washington County Bar Associations. Judge Kitchen lives with his family in Washington, Iowa.