Appointed Nov. 13, 2009, by Governor Tim Pawlenty. Elected in 2012. Current term expires Jan. 2019.
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1994
University of Wisconsin – Madison, B.A., 1991
Assistant Sherburne County attorney, 2002-2009
Assistant Bloomington city attorney, 2000-2002
Reference attorney, West Publishing in Eagan, 2000
Assistant Pine County attorney, 1997-2000
Second Judicial District law clerk in Ramsey County, 1993-1997
Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
- Secretary of the Public Law Section Executive Committee
- Co-chair of the Data Practices Subcommittee
- Served on the Professionalism Committee
Former member of the 18th District Bar Association, the Minnesota Department of Administration Genetic Information Workgroup, and the Minnesota County Attorneys Association, where he has participated as faculty at a number of continuing legal education seminars.
Professional and Community Activities:
Mentor, University of St. Thomas Law School
Mock trial judge, Hamline University Law School
Former member, Andover Community Center Advisory Commission
Former member, Elk River YMCA Board
Judge Schoffelman has also been active in his church as a Sunday school teacher and confirmation instructor.