Judge Mary Carroll Leahy


Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty on April 28, 2006. Elected in 2008, 2014, and 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2027.


J.D., cum laude, Hamline University School of Law, 1990
B.A., University of Wisconsin (Madison), 1984


Senior Staff Attorney- American Family Insurance in Rochester, 1998-2005
Associate Attorney- Hoversten, Johnson, Beckmann and Hovey (Austin), 1992-1998
Associate Attorney- Michael D. Klampe and Associates (Rochester), 1991-1992
Law Clerk- Third Judicial District, 1990-1991

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Olmsted County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Minnesota Defense Bar Association
Supreme Court's No-Fault Standing Committee

Professional Activities:

Judge Leahy has served as a volunteer attorney coach and judge for the Minnesota State Bar Association's Mock Trial Program.

Community Activities:

Mentor- Austin High School Mentorship Program
Judge- Hamline University's Mock Trial Competition
Daisy Scout Leader