Thomas Bower

Adjunct Instructor of Management

Judge, Iowa Court of Appeals


JD, Drake University; B.A. (Criminology/Political Science/Economics) Illinois State University.

Teaching Interests

Law; Legal and Social Environment of Business

Professional Accomplishments

Thomas Bower is a judge on the Iowa Court of Appeals and was previously a Black Hawk County District Court Judge. He has over 20years of law experience, including experience as the Assistant City Attorney for the city of Ames and the Assistant Black Hawk County Attorney.  He is a member of the Iowa Judges Association, the Black Hawk County Bar, and the Iowa Bar.  He also further serves the profession as a member of the Black Hawk/Grundy Coalition Against Domestic Violence, the Iowa Supreme Court Task Force on Domestic Abuse, the Iowa Supreme Court Committee to Review Child Support Guidelines, and the Black Hawk County Adult Drug Court Program.

Latest News & Views

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Will capitalism sustain us?

As I write this, I am attending a class, Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems, in Vienna.

1 week 3 days ago
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Upcoming event: What if business stopped pandering to China?

Monday, December 9, 2019
7:00 PM
Curris Business Building #109 John Deere Auditorium

China has become increasingly assertive in forcing companies wishing to do business in China to conform to Chinese governmental demands. What if U.S. companies stopped pandering to China?

1 week 4 days ago