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Judge Krista K. Martin

Pine County

Pine County Courthouse
Phone: (320) 591-1500


Appointed to the Bench by Governor Jesse Ventura in October of 2001.  Elected in 2002, 2008, and 2010.  Her current term expires in Jan. 2017.


University of Minnesota;
J.D., cum laude, 1990
B.A., magna cum laude, 1987


Solo Practitioner- 1997-2001
Assistant Public Defender (part-time)- Tenth Judicial District, 1997-2001
Partner- Bina, Holm and Martin, 1995-1997
Managing and Staff Attorney- Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota, 1991-1995 Associate- Hanft, Fride, et al, 1990-1991

Professional Memberships:

Volunteer Attorney Program- Pine and Kanabec Counties

Professional Activities:

Pine County Advisory Committee
Mille Lacs Band Circle Sentencing Committee
Board of Directors- Legal Aid Service of Northeast Minnesota

Community Activities:

Parents Forever