Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on Feb. 19, 2014. Elected in 2016 and 2022. Current term expires Jan. 2029.
J.D., University of Minnesota School of Law
B.S., University of Minnesota School of Management
Benson Law Office, L.L.C.
Managing attorney, Office of the Seventh Judicial District Public Defender
Assistant Stearns County Attorney
Part-time assistant public defender, Seventh Judicial District
MSBA Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist
Member, Minnesota State Forensic Trial Team
Member, Criminal Justice Act Federal Defender Panel
Member, Public Defender DNA Working Group