Judge DeAnne M. Hilgers


Appointed Jan. 3, 2017, by Governor Mark Dayton. Current term expires Jan. 2019.


J.D., William Mitchell College of Law
B.A., University of Minnesota

Past Employment:

  • Equity partner, Lindquist & Vennum, LLP
  • Adjunct professor, William Mitchell College of Law
  • Judicial law clerk, the Honorable Russell Anderson, Minnesota Supreme Court, and the Honorable Michael Kirk, Seventh Judicial District
  • Reporter, The Forum, Fargo, ND

Professional and Commmunity Activities:

  • Volunteer, From Houses to Homes
  • Former board member, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota
  • Former volunteer lawyer, The Advocates for Human Rights