Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of David Cox as a district court judge in Judicial District 6. 

Cox, of North Liberty, Iowa, currently serves as a magistrate in Johnson County and practices law with Bray & Klockau, P.L.C. in Iowa City. Cox received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law. 

Cox fills the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge Mary Chicchelly to the Iowa Court of Appeals. Judicial District 6 includes Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, and Tama counties.