Judge Timothy M. Churchwell


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on Feb. 2, 2017. Elected in 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025.


J.D., Hamline University School of Law
B.A., Northern Illinois University 

Past Employment:

  • Shareholder, Peters & Churchwell, P.A.
  • Assistant Seventh District Judicial District Public Defender
  • Attorney, Brown & Sellnow and Curott & Jesse
  • Judicial law clerk, the Honorable Lawrence T. Collins

Professional Memberships:

  • Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board
  • Todd-Wadena Community Corrections Board
  • Past chair, Todd County Law Library Board of Trustees

Community Activities:

  • Swanville Lion’s Club