Judge Karen Asphaug
Appointed/Elected:

Appointed June 29, 1995, by Governor Arne Carlson. Elected 1996, 2002, 2008, and 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


Education:

William Mitchell College of Law (J.D. cum laude 1982); University of Minnesota (B.A. 1977).


Employment:

Assistant Dakota County Attorney (Criminal Division 1986-95, Juvenile Prosecution Division 1985-86, Human Services Division 1982-85).


Professional Memberships:

Dakota County Bar Association


Professional Activities:

Chair, Dakota County Task Force on Policies and Programming for Women Offenders (1991-present); State of Minnesota Advisory Task Force on the Female Offender; Supreme Court Gender Fairness Implementation Committee; Dakota County Domestic Violence Task Force; First Judicial District Domestic Violence Coordinating Council.