Judge Daniel P. Kitchen, Washington, was appointed to the bench in 2017. He received his law degree with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law in December 1994. Kitchen was in private practice in Muscatine and Davenport before moving to Washington in 1997. Kitchen became a partner in the firm of Tindal and Kitchen in 2000. He was appointed as magistrate in 2003. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Iowa State Bar Association and the Washington County Bar Association. Magistrate Kitchen lives with his family in Washington, Iowa.