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Judge Amy Dawson

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-2040

4thJudgeDawsonChambers@courts.state.mn.us
Chambers Phone: (612) 596-1476
Reporter: (612) 596-2870 – for transcript requests only
Law Clerk: (612) 596-1476

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Amy Dawson

Appointed/Elected:

Elected in 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.

Education:

Indiana University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1992)
Oberlin College (B.A., 1989)

Past Employment:

Faegre and Benson
Autism Advocacy and Law Center, LLC

Professional Memberships:

International Association of Women Judges
Hennepin County District Court Education Committee
Minnesota Lavender Bar Association
National LGBT Bar Association
National Association of Women Judges
Minnesota District Judges Association

Assignment:

Civil & Criminal, May 16, 2016 - Present
Criminal- January 2015 - May 15, 2016

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