Ms. Frost joined the Department after ten years as a prosecutor with the Johnson County Attorney’s office, where she concentrated on felony and misdemeanor crimes, including vehicular homicide, impaired driving, arson, bank robbery and murder. She has worked as a law clerk for a federal judge in the Northern District of Iowa, and as a researcher for the Washtenaw Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (Ann Arbor, Mich). Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Frost was an editor for several large newspapers, including the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News. Ms. Frost has taught a variety of classes at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, including reporting and writing, and legal and ethical issues in mass communications. She has written about women and the law, including a chapter in the University of Iowa Law School’s recently published book, “The History of the Iowa Law School, 1865-2010.” She has lectured at seminars for attorneys and law enforcement on prosecuting impaired drivers. Ms. Frost is licensed member of the Iowa State Bar.