CELESTE F. BREMER
United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of Iowa; appointed 1984. Duties include: trials of civil cases; pretrial case management for one-third of the District’s docket; settlement conferences and other ADR procedures; criminal case pretrial matters; and prisoner civil rights case trials and management.
Judicial Conference of the United States, 2008 - present. Appointed by Chief Justice John Roberts to the Space and Facilities Committee, which sets policy and approves designs and budgets for space in U.S. Courthouses; Committee advises Judicial Conference on security, courtroom use, and strategic planning.
Legal practice prior to appointment:
State and County Prosecutor; Partner in general litigation firm; Corporate Counsel for Economy Forms Corp. and Deere & Co.
Admitted to practice: Iowa and California (inactive)
Adjunct Faculty: Drake University School of Education
Ed. D., Drake University, School of Education, 2002
J.D., University of Iowa, College of Law, 1977
B.A., St. Ambrose College, 1974
ABA, Iowa and California Bar Associations; Federal Magistrate Judges Association; American Judicature Society; National Association of Women Judges; Iowa Association of Women Attorneys; Polk County Bar Association; Polk County Women Attorney's Association; C. Edwin Moore Inn of Court