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Judge John R. Solien

Aitkin County

Aitkin County Courthouse
Phone: (218) 927-7337


Appointed September 23, 1994, by Governor Arne Carlson. Elected in 1996, 2002, 2008, and 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 1979
B.A., cum laude, University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1975


Attorney- Private Practice, 1985-1994
Assistant County Attorney- Aitkin, 1980-1985

Community Activities:

Chair- Aitkin School Board
Aitkin County Child Abuse Prevention Council
Former Den Leader- Aitkin Boy Scouts
Board Member and Coach- Aitkin Little League
Volunteer Attorney Program