Judge Charlene W. Hatcher


Appointed July 1, 2016, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025.


J.D., William Mitchell College of Law
B.A.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Past Employment:

  • Chief Civil Deputy Hennepin County Attorney
  • Managing attorney, Human Services Division, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office
  • Assistant county attorney, Civil Division, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office
  • Associate counsel, H.B. Fuller Company
  • Special assistant Attorney General, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
  • Business litigation associate, Robins Kaplan LLP.

Past Activities:

Volunteer, Simpson’s Women’s Shelter
Medical mission team member, Cairo, Egypt
Volunteer, Service Information Center
Sunday school teacher, Substance Church

Assignment History:

Family - February 12, 2018 to present
Criminal - July 1, 2016, to February 11, 2018