Judge Korey Wahwassuck

Itasca Courthouse
Ninth Judicial District
(218) 327-2870

Ninth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Korey Wahwassuck


Appointed June 28, 2013, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


J.D., University of Missouri School of Law

Bachelors of Journalism, University of Missouri


Associate Judge, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Tribal Court

Tribal attorney, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe

Solo practitioner, Missouri and Kansas

Professional Activities:

Former adjunct instructor, Leech Lake Tribal College

Helped found and preside over the Leech Lake-Cass County-Itasca County Wellness Courts, the first joint tribal-state jurisdiction courts in the nation.