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The Minnesota Supreme Court Seeks Applicants for the Commission on Judicial Selection

Posted: Friday, July 8, 2022

The Minnesota Supreme Court is seeking a non-lawyer to serve as a member of the Commission on Judicial Selection. The Governor and the Supreme Court select the members of the 49-member commission that reviews and evaluates applications for vacancies in district court judgeships. The Supreme Court selects two at-large members to address all judicial vacancies and two members (one lawyer, one non-lawyer) for each of the state’s ten judicial districts who address vacancies in their district. The commission must recommend to the governor between three and five nominees for each judicial vacancy no more than 60 days after receipt of notice of the vacancy. Applicants are being sought for the following vacancy:

Second Judicial District: Non- Attorney Member

Commission members are expected to actively participate. They receive no compensation or reimbursement for expenses. Commission members must live in the judicial district which they serve.
 
Applicants interested in appointment to this position must submit a letter detailing their background. Resumes are welcome but not required. The application deadline is August 26th, 2022, at 4:30 pm.
 
Letters can be submitted to Christa Rutherford-Block, Clerk of the Appellate Courts, by selecting one of the following options: via email at mjcappellateclerkofcourt@courts.state.mn.us or mailed to 305 Minnesota Judicial Center, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155.  Email is preferred. Applications must be received by the deadline.