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Judge Frank Magill

Hennepin County

Hennepin County Courthouse
Phone: (612)348-2040

Chambers Phone: (612) 348-0340

Chambers Email: Email Chambers Staff


Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty on May 13, 2010. Elected in 2012. Current term expires Jan. 2019.


J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law School in Washington, D.C., 1985

B.S., magna cum laude, Georgetown University, 1981


United States Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota, 1990-2010

  • Counsel to the United States Attorney, Aug. 2009-2010
  • United States Attorney, 2008-Aug. 2009 (appointed by the Attorney General of the U.S. and the U.S. District Court)
  • First Assistant United States Attorney, 2007-2008
  • Chief, Economic Crimes Section, 1998-2007
  • Line Assistant United States Attorney, 1990-1998

Civil litigation associate, Dorsey and Whitney law firm in Minneapolis, 1985-1990

Professional Memberships:

Federal Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional and Community Activities:

Volunteer, Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program

Speaker, numerous continuing legal education seminars and community events

Guest instructor, Twin Cities law schools

Additional Information:

Assignment History:

Civil/Criminal, 8/11/2014-Present

Juvenile Court, 6/2011-8/8/2014

Criminal Court, 5/2010-5/2011