Appointment - New Magistrate Judge Leonard T. Strand Appointed

Posted 6.20.12


The United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa announces the appointment of Leonard T. Strand as Magistrate Judge for the District, effective June 9, 2012, with his official duty station in Sioux City, Iowa. Judge Strand will hold and discharge the duties of his office for a term of eight (8) years. Judge Strand was born and raised in Sioux City, graduating as Valedictorian from West High School in 1983. He graduated first in his class from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1990, with Highest Distinction and Order of the Coif honors. At the College of Law, Mr. Strand was a Member of the Journal of corporation law. Mr. Strand received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1987 from the University of Iowa, graduating with High Distinction and Phi Beta Kappa honors.

See Public Administrative Order 12-AO-0002-P