Juris Doctorate Degree from William Mitchell College of Law.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota.
Graduate of University High School University of Minnesota.
Juris Doctor Cum Laude from William Mitchell
1972 (Graduated 1st in class of 52).
American Jurisprudence Awards for Constitutional Law and Domestic Relations.
Paul Junior Chamber of Commerce College Court of Honor.
Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from June 11, 2012, to June 30, 2013.
Ramsey County District Court Judge
October 1998 - June 1, 2012
Mahoney Dougherty and Mahoney P.A.
801 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
1972 – 1998
(Trial Attorney for 26 years during which time I tried well in excess of 50 jury trials to conclusion; practiced in the areas of personal injury, products liability, commercial litigation and construction litigation; managing partner of the law firm from 1976 – 1998)
Office of the Minnesota Commissioner of Securities, Real Estate Section.
1971 – 1972
(Duties included inspect and regulate land subdivisions offered for sale in the state of Minnesota)
Real Estate Salesman and Broker.
Crown Realty, Inc
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
1964 – 1969 and 1971 – 1972
Furnell & Webb Transfer
St. Paul, Minnesota
Part Time 1963 – 1964
(Duties included driving tractor and trailer trucks, dock work, operation of forklifts, loading and unloading trucks)
St. Anthony, Minnesota
Summers 1960 – 1963
(Duties included grading, landscaping, laying sod, finishing concrete)
2nd Judicial District’s representative on the Minnesota District Judge’s Association (MDJA) Board of Directors from 2002 to 2012.
Member Warren E. Burger Inn of Court from 2002 to present.
Volunteer host for William Mitchell and Hamline law schools’ intern and extern programs.
Judging of MSBA high school moot court competition for approximately 20 + years.
Judging various Moot court and mock trial competitions at William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline Law School over the course of the last 7 years.
Judging University of Minnesota Trial Practice Finals for the last 7 years.
William Mitchell College of Law Mentor Program for the last 8 years.
Volunteer speaker at local schools and frequent participant in the Supreme Court’s Constitution Day school program.
Speaker at numerous and sundry MTLA and MDLA legal seminars over the course of the last 25 years.
President, Windsor Green Homeowner’s Association from 1996 – 1998.
President, Weston Woods of Shoreview Homeowner’s Association from 2004 to present.
Current member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Ramsey County Bar Association.
Past President of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association. 1993 – 1994
Past State of Minnesota Representative to the Defense Research Institute
Minnesota Air National Guard from 1968 - 1974