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Senior Judge David E. Christensen
(retired 2008)

Pipestone County


Elected in 1978 to Pipestone County Court. Re-elected 1984. Assumed current office 1987. Elected 1990, 1996, 2002. Retired on Mar. 4, 2008.

Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015.


J.D., University of Minnesota, 1968
B.A., Political Science, University of Minnesota, 1962


County Attorney- Pipestone County, 1977-1978
Assistant County Attorney- Pipestone County, 1968-1977

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota State Bar Association
Thirteenth District Bar Association

Community Activities:

Board of Directors- Pipestone Community Library
Former Board of Directors- Plum Creek Regional Library
Post Advisor- Explorer Scouts

Military Service:

First Lieutenant- U.S. Air Force, 1962-1965