Dakota County Courthouse
Phone: (651) 438-8100
Appointed July 1, 1990, by Governor Rudy Perpich. Elected 1992, 1998, 2004, and 2010. Current term expires Jan. 2017.
William Mitchell College of Law (J.D. 1980); University of Minnesota (B.A. 1976).
Sutherland & Strandemo (1980-90), specializing in criminal defense, family law, social security disability, and juvenile law.
Minnesota State, Dakota County, and First District Bar Associations; Minnesota Women Lawyers; National Council of Juvenile/Family Court Judges.