Judge Mary B. Mahler


Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty on June 28, 2010. Elected in 2012. Current term expires Jan. 2019.


Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, CA, Juris Doctorate, 1994

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Bachelor of Arts (English), 1991


Quinlivan & Hughes, PA, St. Cloud, MN, Shareholder, 1998-2010

Law Office of Mary B. Mahler, Las Vegas, MN, Owner, 1995-1998

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association (1998-2010)

Minnesota State Bar Association (1995-present)

Minnesota Women Lawyers Association (1998-present) - Officer, 2002-2004

Seventh Judicial District Bar Association (1998-present)

Stearns/Benton Bar Association (1998-present)

Professional and Community Activities:

Member, Central Minnesota Legal Services Volunteer Attorney Program (1998-present)

Member, Lion’s Club, Freeport Chapter (2009-present)

Director, New Beginnings (2003-2008)- Officer, 2004-2008

Volunteer Attorney Coach, Apollo High School Mock Trial Team (1998-2001)

St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Connection Scheduling Committee (1998-2000)

Member, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Freeport, MN 

Additional Information:

Certified Civil Trial Specialist by MSBA, 2009

Martindale Hubbell “AV” Rating, 2009

Recognized as a "Rising Star" by MN Law & Politics, 2004 and 2005