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Judge Caroline “Carrie” H. Lennon

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed Nov. 3, 2008, by Governor Tim Pawlenty.  Elected in 2010 and 2016.  Term expires Jan. 2023.

Education:

J.D., William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, 1989

B.A., St. Olaf College in Northfield, 1985

Employment:

Assistant Hennepin County Attorney in Minneapolis, 1990-2008

Appointed as special assistant county attorney in Ramsey, Dakota, Washington, and Scott counties on individual cases

Law clerk, Hennepin County Attorney’s office, 1988-1989

Professional Memberships:

Member, Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission, 2012 to present

Chair, Scott County Justice Steering Committee, 2011 to present

Former Member, First Judicial District Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee, 2008-2012

Former member, Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Team (SCANT)

Former member, Hennepin County Vulnerable Adult Law Enforcement Team

Professional and Community Activities:

Formerly involved in numerous training programs, including Hennepin County District Court jury selection, Hennepin County probation officers, and Minneapolis Police Department in-service training on child abuse.

Former speaker and consultant, American Prosecutor’s Research Institute

Former presenter, Minnesota County Attorney’s Association