Judge Kurt J. Marben
Appointed/Elected:

Appointed on Dec. 27, 2000, by Governor Jesse Ventura. Elected in 2002, 2008, and 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


Education:

J.D., University of Minnesota, 1977
B.S., Bemidji State College, 1974


Employment:

Attorney- Charlson, Marben & Jorgenson, P.A., and predecessors (Thief River Falls, MN), 1977-2000


Professional Memberships:

Minnesota State Bar Association, certified Civil Trial Specialist


Professional Activities:

Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial District 2009-2015
2009 Outstanding Service to the Community Award from the Minnesota District Judges Association
2010 Minnesota Trial Judge of the Year Award from the American Board of Trial Advocates
Former member of the Supreme Court's Advisory Committee on the General Rules of Practice