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Judge Richard A. Zimmerman

Crow Wing County

Crow Wing County Courthouse
Phone: (218) 824-1310


Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson on November 5, 1997. Elected in 2000, 2006, and 2012. Current term expires January 2019.


J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law, 1980
B.S., St. Cloud State University, 1973


Ryan, Ryan & Zimmerman
Associate 1980-1983

Examiner of Titles- Aitkin County, 1988-1997
Public Defender- Aitkin County, 1980-1993
Special Agent- U.S. Treasury, 1975-1980

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota State Bar Association
Former President- Fifteenth District Bar Association
Crow Wing/Aitkin County Bar Association

Community Activities:

Treasurer and Director- Aitkin County Violence Prevention Council
Director- Aitkin County Law Library
Former Director- Aitkin County Chamber of Commerce
Parish Council- St. James Parish

Professional Activities:

Drug Court Judge- Crow Wing County
Advisory Board Member- Central Minnesota Community Corrections