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Judge Kathleen A. Mottl


Appointed to the bench by Governor Tim Pawlenty on Mar. 14, 2005. Elected in 2006, 2012, and 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025. 


J.D., Hamline University School of Law, 1989
B.S., University of Minnesota, 1987


Assistant County Attorney- Wright County Attorney's Office, 1991-2005
Attorney- Dorn and Edwards, 1989-1991

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota State Bar Association
18th District Bar Association
Minnesota Association of Narcotics Investigators

Community Activities:

High school mock trial judge
Volunteer- Special Olympics
Volunteer- Minnesota Literacy Council (English as a second language)