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Reade, Linda R.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
Nominated by George W. Bush on June 26, 2002, to a seat vacated by Michael J. Melloy. Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 26, 2002. Served as chief judge, 2006-2017. Assumed senior status on October 1, 2017.
Drake University, B.A., 1970
Iowa State University, M.S., 1973
Drake University Law School, J.D., 1980
Law clerk in private practice, Iowa, 1980
Private practice, Iowa, 1980-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Iowa, 1986-1993; chief, General Criminal Division, 1990-1993
Judge, Iowa District Court, Fifth Judicial District, 1993-2002
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2016-2021