Judge Schier, Burlington, was appointed to the bench in January 2022. Judge Schier was born in Burlington, Iowa and graduated from Burlington Notre Dame High School. He attended Western Illinois University where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Arts degree, both in American History. Judge Schier received his Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2014 and entered private practice with the Cray Law Firm in Burlington, Iowa, where he was a partner until his appointment to the bench. Judge Schier is a member of the Des Moines County Bar Association, the Iowa State Bar Association, and the Iowa Judge’s Association. Judge Schier and his wife have three children.