Senior Judge Thomas W. Pugh
Senior Judge Thomas W. Pugh

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed Dec. 14, 2011, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2014. Retired on Aug. 30, 2019. Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from Oct. 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021.

Education:

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

B.A., with honors, Dartmouth College

Employment:   

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

Awards:

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