DES MOINES, Iowa – Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday announced her appointment of Tyler Buller, 34, as a judge of the Iowa Court of Appeals.
Buller, of Johnson, currently serves as an Assistant Attorney General in the Iowa Department of Justice since 2012. He has been been an adjunct professor at Simpson College since 2016.
Buller received his undergraduate degree from Drake University and his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law.
Attorney General Tom Miller congratulated Buller on his appointment.
“Tyler is extremely talented and has done a tremendous job since coming to our office in 2012. He brings to the court a strong background in criminal appellate and prosecution work. He has advised and trained local prosecutors and served the judicial system on many committees and task forces. His devotion to public service will serve the court well,” he said.
Buller was selected over four other nominees: Alan Heavens, a District Court Judge in the First Judicial District, Patrick McElyea, a District Court Judge in the Seventh Judicial District, William Miller, an Attorney at Dorsey & Whitney LLP in Des Moines, and Amy Moore a District Court Judge in the Second Judicial District.
He fills the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge David May to the Iowa Supreme Court.
Watch his interview here and his read his application below:Tyler_Buller_C66DF455BACBB