Tom Ferguson (D)

County Attorney
Black Hawk County Courthouse
316 East 5th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703

Office: (319) 833-3001
Fax: (319) 833-3020

Tom Ferguson had experience as a prosecutor and as a private attorney prior to being elected as the Black Hawk County Attorney in 1990. Tom was born in Waterloo. He graduated from Columbus High School, and earned an undergraduate degree in Business from Creighton University where he also received his Juris Doctor degree.

After passing the Iowa Bar, he was affiliated with the firm of Cutler and Rausch. From 1982 to 1985 he was a partner in the law firm of Rausch and Ferguson, and served part time in the Black Hawk County Attorney's Office from 1983-1985. In 1985, Tom became a full time Assistant in that office. In 1990, Tom ran for the office of Black Hawk County Attorney and was successful in that bid. He was then re-elected in 1994,1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010.