Planned maintenance will take place from 10:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. on both Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20. During these times, and most court applications may be unavailable for up to 30 minutes. eFS will NOT be affected. Please plan ahead.
Judge Thomas W. Pugh


Appointed Dec. 14, 2011, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School

B.A., with honors, Dartmouth College


Attorney with Rogosheske, Sieben, Atkins & Pugh, Ltd. (civil, criminal, family law, regulatory, and probate)

Minority Leader, Minnesota House of Representatives

Commissioner, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission

Professional and Community Activities:

Member, Luther Memorial Church Council

Volunteer attorney, Legal Assistance of Dakota County

South St. Paul branch of Beyond the Yellow Ribbon


Recipient, Minnesota State Bar Association’s Pro Bono Publico Award