The District Court Judges unanimously selected Rose Anne Mefford, of Cedar, as the next District Associate Judge for Sub-District 8A.
Mefford graduated from the University of Iowa with a BA in 1991 and received her law degree from the University of Iowa in 1994.
She worked as an Assistant County Attorney in Wapello County from 1995-2001 and 2003-2005. From 2001-2003, she was a partner in Albers and Mefford in Albia.
Mefford was appointed to the office of Mahaska County Attorney in January 2006, was elected in November 2006 and was re-elected November 2010.
She is a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and the Mahaska County Bar Association.
Mefford will assume her duties as Associate District Judge on April 1.