Judge Jana M. Austad

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed June 14, 2013, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.

Education:

J.D., William Mitchell College of Law

B.A., Augsburg College

Employment:

Managing attorney, Brainerd Regional Office of the Minnesota Public Defender

Attorney; Kief, Fuller, Baer and Wallner, Ltd.

Professional and Community Activities:

Volunteer, Lord of Life Lutheran Church (including the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen)

Former board member, Perry Creek Preschool