Judge Matthew M. Quinn

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on Sept. 14, 2017. Current term expires Jan. 2019.
 

Education:

J.D. with honors, William Mitchell College of Law, 1999
B.A., Summa Cum Laude, St. Cloud State University, 1995
 

Employment History:

  • Chief Deputy Stearns County Attorney (2003-2017)
  • Adjunct professor, aviation law, St. Cloud State University (2008-2012)
  • First Assistant Mille Lacs County Attorney (2000-2003)
  • Associate attorney; Barna, Guzy & Steffen (1999-2000)

Professional Memberships (past and present):

  • Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center Administrative Board
  • Minnesota Children’s Alliance Public Policy Committee
  • Stearns County Municipal League
  • Stearns-Benton Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Stearns County Chiefs of Police Association
  • Minnesota County Attorney’s Association
  • National District Attorney’s Association
  • Stearns County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee
  • Founding member, Stearns County Drug Court (training by National Association of Drug Court Professionals)
  • Founding member, Stearns County Felony Domestic Violence Court
  • Founding team member, Central Minnesota Child Advocacy Center

Community Activities:

  • Volunteer, Joy Christian Center, St. Cloud, MN

Professional Licenses:

  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 1999
  • Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training, 1992