Justice Oxley, Swisher, was appointed to the Supreme Court in January 2020.
Justice Oxley was born in Neosho, Missouri and grew up in Greenfield, Iowa. She received her undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in 1990 and received her J.D. from the University of Iowa in 1998, graduating Order of the Coif. Following law school, Justice Oxley served as a one-year term clerk for the Honorable David R. Hansen on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals and later returned to serve as a career law clerk for Judge Hansen until 2011. Prior to being appointed to the Supreme Court, Justice Oxley practiced with Shuttleworth & Ingersoll PLC in Cedar Rapids.
Justice Oxley teaches as an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa College of Law. She is a member of the Iowa Bar Association and the Linn County Bar Association.
Justice Oxley is married and has two children. Her current term expires December 31, 2030.