Judge Mary E. Hannon


Appointed by Governor Jesse Ventura on Aug. 26, 2002.  Elected in 2004, 2010, 2016.  Current term expires Jan. 2023.


University of Minnesota Law School: Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1986
College of St. Thomas: Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1982

Employment Background:

Assistant Hennepin County Attorney- (Community Services Division; CornerHouse Attorney; Adult Prosecution Division; Juvenile Prosecution Division), 1987-2002

Law Clerk- Hennepin County Attorney's Office, 1984-1987

Bar Admissions:

Minnesota Supreme Court, 1986

Professional Memberships and Organizations:

Minnesota District Judges Association, 2002-present, Board of Directors Member 2008-2014

Supreme Court Advisory Committee- Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure, 2005-2014

Minnesota Women Lawyers, 2010-present

Washington County Bar Association, 2006-present

Community Organizations:

Washington County Community Corrections Advisory Board, multiple terms, 2005-present

Washington County Guardian Ad Litem Advisory Board, 2003-present

Washington County Community Services Advisory Committee, multiple terms, 2003- present

Personal Information:

Judge Hannon was born in 1960, was raised in Maplewood, Minnesota, and since 1984 has resided in the Stillwater area with her husband, Paul Hannon and their three daughters.