Gov. Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Ashley Beisch as a district associate judge in Judicial Election District 2B.

Beisch, of Boone, Iowa, currently serves as assistant county attorney at the Webster County Attorney’s Office. She received both her undergraduate degree and law degree from Drake University Law School.

Beisch fills a vacancy created by the retirement of District Associate Judge James Malloy. Judicial Election District 2B includes Boone, Calhoun, Carroll, Greene, Hamilton, Hardin, Humboldt, Marshall, Pocahontas, Sac, Story, Webster, and Wright counties.