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Senior Judge Vicki E. Landwehr
Senior Judge Vicki E. Landwehr

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed by Governor Arne Carlson on July 28, 1993. Elected in 1994, 2000, 2006, and 2012. Served as Chief Judge from Oct. 2000 - June 2005. Served as Assistant Chief Judge from July 1997 - Sept. 2000. Retired on Sept. 13, 2017. Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021.

Education:

J.D., cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 1978
B.A., St. Cloud State University, 1975

Employment:

Hoolihan & Neils (St. Cloud);
Partner, 1983-1993
Associate, 1979-1983

Professional Memberships:

John E. Simonett American Inn Court, 1991-2003
Minnesota State Bar Association
Stearns-Benton County Bar Association
Minnesota Women Lawyers

Professional Activities:

President- John E. Simonett American Inn Court, 2002
Former member- Supreme Court Judicial Evaluation Committee
Former member- Stearns County Family Violence Council
Former Co-Chair- MSBA's Pro Se Implementation Committee
Conference of Chief Judges, July 1997 - June 2005
Seventh Judicial District Ethics Committee, 1989-1993

Awards and Honors:

Judge Landwehr was named "Judge of the Year" in 2006 by the Minnesota chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Additional Information:

Judge Landwehr was born March 13, 1955 in Alexandria, Minnesota. She is married with three children.