Judge Sean C. Gibbs

Appointed/Elected:

  • Appointed April 6, 2005, by Governor Tim Pawlenty
  • Elected 2006, 2012
  • Current term expires January 2019

Education:

  • J.D., Cum Laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 1992
  • B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Mercyhurst College (Erie, PA) 1989

Employment:

  • Judge, Anoka County District Court, 2005 to present
  • Assistant Anoka County Attorney (criminal division), 1995 - 2005
  • Assistant Coon Rapids City Attorney, 1994 -1995
  • Associate Attorney; O’Neill, Burke, O’Neill, Leonard and O’Brien; 1992-1993

Professional Memberships:

  • Minnesota District Judges Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Anoka County Bar Association
  • Former member, Minnesota County Attorneys Association
  • Former investigator, Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibilities 21st District Ethics Committee

Professional Activities:

  • Anoka County Board of Appointed Counsel: 2005 to present; Chair, 2010 to present
  • Anoka County Juvenile Court Policy Committee: Chair, 2007 - 2013
  • Lead Judge, Anoka County Children’s Justice Initiative: 2007 - 2013
  • Anoka County Adoption Day: Presiding Judge
  • Minnesota State Bar Association High School Mock Trial: Judge, 2010 - 2011
  • Anoka County Corrections Department Training on Juvenile Delinquency: Speaker, 2010
  • Anoka County Family Court, Early Neutral Evaluation Steering Committee and Pilot Judge, 2008
  • Constitution Day: High School Speaker, 2008
  • National Collegiate Mock Trial: Judge, 2007
  • Hamline Law School: Guest Lecturer, 2007
  • Tenth Judicial District Guardian Ad Litem Program Training: Speaker, 2006
  • Anoka County Corrections Department Training on Truancy: Speaker, 2006
  • William Mitchell College of Law, Futures in Learning Law Program: Speaker, 2005

Community Activities:

  • Volunteer youth soccer coach: Coon Rapids Soccer Club, Minnesota Revolution Soccer Club, North Metro Soccer Club, 2002-2012
  • Volunteer youth basketball coach: Andover Athletic Association, 2006
  • Volunteer youth baseball coach: Andover Athletic Association, 2013, 2014, 2016
  • Volunteer, Bunker Hills Stampede 5K Road Race: 2016