Appointed: May 1984. Elected 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004, and 2010. Assistant Chief Judge (1998-2002).
Retired Sept. 14, 2012.
Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015.
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (M.P.A. 1996); Wm. Mitchell College of Law (J.D. 1974); Valparaiso University (B.S. 1968).
Krass, Meyer and Kanning (1977-1984); Jerome Jaspers P.A. (1975-77); Jardine, Logan and O'Brien (1974-75).
Minnesota Supreme Court (1974); Federal District Court, District of Minnesota (1974).
Professional and Community Activities:
International Director, Kosovo Judicial Institute, Pristina, Kosovo (May-November 2003). Bush Leadership Fellowship (1995-96). Founding Member Shakopee Educational Endowment Foundation and Shakopee Rotary Foundation.