Judge William J. Cashman


Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty on June 18, 2010. Elected in 2012 and 2018. Term expires Jan. 2025.


J.D., William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, 1987

B.S., St. John’s University in Collegeville, 1982


Attorney and shareholder, Rajkowski Hansmeier Ltd., St. Cloud, 1988-2010

Law clerk and associate attorney, Dunkley Bennett, Minneapolis, 1987-1988

Law clerk; McDonough, Geck and Cronan/Arthur Chapman; Minneapolis; 1984-1987

Law clerk; Quinlivan, Sherwood, Spellacy and Tarvestad; St. Cloud; 1983-1984

Professional Memberships:

Member, Minnesota State Bar Association

Member, South Dakota State Bar Association

Member, Stearns-Benton County Bar Association

Member, Minnesota Supreme Court Standing Committee on No-Fault

Member, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Former member, Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association

Professional and Community Activities:

Volunteer, St. Cloud All City Marching Band

Volunteer, St. Cloud Technical High School

Trustee, St. Augustines Parish

Member and past president, St. Augustines School Board

Legal adviser, St. Cloud Technical College Foundation