Senior Judge David J. TenEyck
Senior Judge David J. TenEyck

Appointed by Governor Jesse Ventura on Nov. 15, 1999. Elected in 2002, 2008, and 2014. Retired Jan. 2, 2019. Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from Jan. 3, 2019, to June 30, 2019.


J.D., California Western School of Law, 1980
B.A., Grinnell College (Iowa), 1976


Administrative Law Judge- 1998-1999
Minnesota State Senator- 1997-1999
Attorney/Partner- Fitzpatrick, Nelson and Ten Eyck (Brainerd), 1991-1999
City Attorney- Baxter, Brainerd, Nisswa and Pequot Lakes (MN), 1991-1999
Managing Attorney- 1990-1991
Staff Attorney- Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota, 1983-1985
Attorney- Anishinabe Legal Services (Cass Lake), 1985-1990
Solo Practitioner- 1982-1983

Professional Memberships:

Judge TenEyck was president of the Fifteenth District Bar Association and is admitted to practice law before the Leech Lake, White Earth and Nett Lake Tribal Courts.

Community Activities:

Past Board Member- Brainerd Area YMCA and the Confidence Learning Center
Member of the Brainerd Rotary