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Judge Ellen L. Maas


Washington County

Washington County Courthouse
Phone: (651) 430-6263

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed January 13, 1995 by Governor Arne Carlson. Elected in 1996, 2002 and 2008. Her current term expires in January 2015.

Education:

J.D., with distinction, University of Iowa College of Law, 1981
B.A., magna cum laude, Drake University (Phi Beta Kappa), 1978

Employment:

Partner- Popham, Haik, Schnobrich & Kaufman, 1988-1995

Partner- Arthur, Chapman & Michaelson (Minneapolis, MN), 1982-1988

Law Clerk- Hon. Robert Schiefelbein (Minnesota District Court and Fourth Judicial District, 1982

Law Clerk- Justice Glenn E. Kelley (Minnesota Supreme Court), 1981-1982

Professional Memberships:

Board of Directors- Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, 1984-1988
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Executive Committee- Warren E. Burger American Inn of Court

Professional Activities:

Supreme Court Advisory- Committee on General Rules of Practice, 1995-present
Uniform Local Rules Task Force, 1989-1993
Judicial Merit Advisory Commission, 1990

Community Activities:

Bassoonist- Kenwood Chamber Orchestra, 1985-present
White Bear Lake Conservation District Commission, 1994-1995