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Judge Lisa K. Janzen

 

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed July 11, 2016, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025.


Education:

  • B.A., cum laude, College of St. Thomas, 1991
  • J.D., magna cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law, 1994

Employment:

  • Assistant Public Defender, Seventh District, 1995 - 1999
  • Assistant Public Defender, First District, 1999 - 2007
  • Managing Attorney, First District Public Defender, 2007 - 2016

Professional and Community Activities:

Volunteer High School Mock Trial Competition Judge, University of St. Thomas Law Student Mentor Program