Judge Annie P. Claesson-Huseby


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on October 4, 2017. Elected in 2018. Current term expires January 2025.


  • University of North Dakota, Bachelor of Science in Public Administration
  • University of North Dakota School of Law, Juris Doctorate with Distinction
  • University of North Dakota Graduate School, Master’s in Public Administration


  • 2014-2017, Beltrami County Attorney
  • 2006-2014, Chief Assistant Beltrami County Attorney
  • 2004-2006, Assistant Beltrami County Attorney
  • 2001-2004, Staff Attorney with Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota

Professional Memberships:

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 2001-present
  • 15th District Bar Association, 2001-present
  • 15th District Bar Association, President, 2004-2005
  • Beltrami County Bar Association, 2001-present
  • Beltrami County Bar Association, President, 2004-2017

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Beltrami County DWI Court, Treatment Court Team Member, 2014-present
  • Beltrami County Domestic Violence Court, Team Member, 2014-present
  • Beltrami County Children’s Justice Initiative, Member, 2004-present
  • Sunrise Rotary, Member, 2014-present
  • Blandin Community Leadership Program, Graduate, 2011
  • P.E.O. (Philanthropic Education Organization), EX Chapter Member, 2017-present
  • Sons of Norway, Member, 2001-present
  • Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota, Past Board Member, 2011-2017
  • Beltrami County Child Protection Team, Past Member/Co-Chair, 2004-2017
  • Law Day Presenter
  • Career Day Presenter