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Strand, Leonard Terry

Born 1965 in Sioux City, IA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
Nominated by Barack Obama on July 21, 2015, to a seat vacated by Mark W. Bennett. Confirmed by the Senate on February 11, 2016, and received commission on February 12, 2016. Served as chief judge, 2017-present.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, 2012-2016

Education:
University of Iowa, B.A., 1987
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:

Private practice, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1990-2012