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Judge Vicki Vial Taylor

Appointed/Elected: 

Appointed on Nov. 5, 2018, by Governor Mark Dayton. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


Education:

  • Juris Doctorate, Hamline University School of Law, Cum Laude
  • Bachelor of Arts, Central College, Magna Cum Laude

Past Employment:

  • Senior Assistant Hennepin County Attorney
  • Assistant Hennepin County Attorney
  • Assistant Carver County Attorney

Membership:

  • National Association of Women Judges
  • Minnesota District Judges Foundation
  • Minnesota District Judges Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • First Judicial District Bar Association
  • Former member, National District Attorney’s Association
  • Former member, Minnesota County Attorney’s Association

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Participant, First Judicial District Community Listening Session, Dakota County Event (February 2020)
  • Speaker, Perspectives from the Bench, Mendota Heights/West St. Paul Rotary (November 2019)
  • Former, Frequent Speaker on criminal justice and social service issues, local and statewide audiences
  • Former Panelist, National Institute of Justice Prosecutors Advisory Panel, Washington D.C.