Chief Judge Gregory Anderson


Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty on August 1, 2008.  Elected in 2010, 2016, and 2022.  Current term expires Jan. 2029. 


University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts, B.A. 1984

University of Minnesota School of Law, J.D. 1987


Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender, Fifth Judicial District, 1994-2008

Assistant City Attorney, City of Mankato, 1989-1994

Law Clerk, Fifth Judicial District, 1987-1989

Professional Associations:

Admitted to Minnesota State Bar in 1987 

Member, Minnesota State Bar Association

Professional and Community Activities:

Board Member, Mankato Area Youth Symphony Orchestra. President, 2006-2008.

Lay Member, Board of Ordained Ministry, Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

Member of Belgrade Avenue United Methodist Church. Served as Lay Representative to Annual Conference, Member and Chair of Staff Parish Relations Committee. Taught Sunday School.

Assistant Scoutmaster, Cubmaster, and Den Leader for local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts

Coach for various youth sports