Judge Mark J. Kappelhoff

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

4thJudgeKappelhoffChambers@courts.state.mn.us
Chambers Phone: (612) 543-3518
Law Clerk: (612) 543-3519

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Mark J. Kappelhoff

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed July 1, 2016, by Governor Mark Dayton. Current term expires Jan. 2019.

Education:

J.D., American University, Washington College of Law
B.S., St. John’s University


Past Employment:

  • Associate Clinical Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Special Counsel, Civil Rights Division, Office of the Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, Office of the Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Chief, Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division, Office of the Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Special Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Minnesota
  • Assistant Public Defender

Community Activities:

  • Member, Women's Foundation of Minnesota's MN Girls Are Not For Sale Committee
  • Former board member, 180 Degrees, Inc.

Assignment History:

Criminal - July 1, 2016, to present


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