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Judge Marta M. Chou

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-2040

4thJudgeChouChambers@courts.state.mn.us
Chambers Phone: (612) 543-1797
Reporter: (612) 596-2870 – for transcript requests only
Law Clerk: (612) 543-1798
Judicial Clerk: (612) 543-1799

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Marta M. Chou
Appointed/Elected:

Appointment by Governor Mark Dayton on February 3, 2014.
Elected in 2016. Current term expires January 2023.

 


Education:B.A., cum laude, James Madison College and Honors College at Michigan State University, 1999.
J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2003.
 
Employment:Barnes & Thornburg L.L.P., 2011-2014.
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P., 2003-2011.
 
Professional Memberships:
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (and Committees)
  • Hennepin County Bar Association (and Committees)
  • Hennepin County Bar Foundation (HCBF)
  • Minnesota District Judges Association
  • Minnesota Mother Attorneys Association

Professional and Community Activities:
  • Change the Outcome
  • HCBF Board of Directors
  • Presenter/Facilitator - Continuing Legal Education Programs

Assignment:
  • Criminal, July 2018 - present
  • Treatment Courts (Model Drug Court, DWI Court, and H.O.M.E.S. Court), July 2016 - July 2018
  • Criminal, February 2014  - June 2016

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