Judge Barbara R. Hanson
Appointed/Elected:

Appointed on May 5, 2005 by Governor Tim Pawlenty. Elected in 2006 and 2012. Current term expires in January 2019.


Education:

J.D., University of North Dakota School of Law, 1984
B.S., Bemidji State University, 1977
A.A., Fergus Falls Community College, 1975


Employment:

Judge- Otter Tail County District Court and Seventh Judicial District, 2005-present
Assistant Attorney- Otter Tail County Attorney, 1984-2005


Professional Memberships:

Otter Tail County Juvenile Advisory Council
Minnesota State Bar Association
Minnesota County Attorney's Association


Community Activities:

Member- Fergus Falls High School Choral and Band Boosters
Board of Directors- Lake Region Halfway House
Former Member- Process Parenting Advisory Council
Former Member- CARE (Children are the Responsibility of Everyone) Council