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Senior Judge Bruce W. Christopherson
(retired 2009)

Yellow Medicine County


Appointment by Governor Rudy Perpich. Elected 1988, 1994, 2000 and 2006.

Retired Dec. 31, 2009.

Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015.


J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law, 1967
B.S.B., University of Minnesota, 1961


Private Practice Attorney- Clarkfield and Montevideo, MN, 1974-1986
Attorney Private Practice- Minneapolis, MN, 1967-1974

Professional Activities:

Chief Judge- Eighth Judicial District Court, 1994-1998
Assistant Chief Judge- Eighth Judicial District Court, 1990-1994