Senior Judge Regina M. Chu
Senior Judge Regina M. Chu


Appointed July 22, 2002, by Governor Jesse Ventura. Elected in 2004, 2010, and 2016. Retired on May 6, 2022. Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from Feb. 27, 2023, to June 30, 2025.


B.A, cum laude, University of Minnesota
J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law


Partner, Wilson & Chu
Shareholder, Bassford, Lockhart, Truesdell & Briggs
Special Assistant Attorney General, Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Law Clerk to the Honorable Douglas K. Amdahl, Minnesota Supreme Court

Professional and Community Activities

Board Member, Asian Women United of Minnesota
Member, Hennepin County Pro Bono Project Committee
Member, Civil Litigation Section Council
Minnesota District Judges Civil Jury Instruction Guides Committee

Assignment History

Criminal, July 2016 – May 6, 2022
Civil & Criminal, 2007 – June 2016
Family, 2005 – 2007
Criminal, 2002 – 2004

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