Appointed Mar. 1, 1990. Elected 1992, 1998, 2004 and 2010.
Retired April 11, 2014.
Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from April 14, 2013, to June 30, 2015.
William Mitchell College of Law (J. D. 1978); Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa (B. A. 1969).
Jackson County Attorney (1988-1989); private practice in Jackson, Mn. (1984-Feb. 1990); Associate Attorney first with Grose, Von Holtum, Sieben & Schmidt and then with Von Holtum, Malters & Shepherd in Worthington, Mn. (1978-1984); Assistant City Attorney for Worthington, Mn. (1978-1984); secondary level English teacher in Circle Pines, Mn. (1969-1973).
Minnesota Supreme Court (1978).
Minnesota District Judges Association (2000-present); Minnesota Bar Association (1978-present); American Bar Association (1978-present).