Michael J. Newmeister
Michael J. Newmeister was appointed as a district associate judge for the Iowa Judicial Branch in 1987 where he served 20 years before retiring. During his tenure on the bench, Newmeister chaired the Iowa Court Information Systems (ICIS) steering committee for ten years. He has assisted in the development of numerous information technology products now available to the Iowa Judicial Branch. Newmeister serves today as senior judge of the Sixth District of Iowa and has been assigned by the state court administrator as a judicial consultant to the Office of the ICIS. Newmeister assists in the development and implementation of the Iowa Electronic Document Management System.