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Judge Judith M. Tilsen

Elected 1998, 2004, 2010, and 2016.  Current terms expires Jan. 2023.


J.D., University of Minnesota, 1989
B.S., College of Agriculture, 1980


Assistant Attorney- Hennepin County, 1990-1998
Public Defender- Ramsey County, 1996

Professional Memberships:

National Association of Women Judges
Minnesota District Judges Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Ramsey County Bar Association

Professional Activities:

Board of Directors- Criminal Defense, 1999-present

Community Activities:

Judge Tilsen is currently co-hosting a Cable TV television program called "One & the Same." The program is televised throughout Ramsey County and parts of Washington and Dakota counties.

Lecturing and Teaching Experience:

Adjunct Professor- William Mitchell College of Law, 2001-2006