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 Timothy J. McManus

Appointed August 1, 1997, by Governor Arne Carlson.  Elected 1998, 2004, 2010, and 2016.  Current term expires Jan. 2023.


William Mitchell College of Law (J.D. 1985); Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa (B.S. Business Administration 1981); Cambridge University, England.


Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindgren (1985-97), specializing in criminal defense, personal injury, workers’ compensation and products liability law.

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association; Hennepin and Ramsey County Bar Associations; Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association.

Community Activities:

Volunteer, Meals on Wheels and Sharing and Caring Hands; Judge, Minnesota State High School League Mock Trial Competition; Coordinator, Mendata Heights Hockey program; Community Corrections Advisory Council; football and hockey referee at the college and high school levels (1984-present).