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Judge John P. Dehen


Elected in 2010, 2016, and 2022. Current term expires Jan. 2029.


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

B.A. in Biology (varsity wrestling), Augustana College, Sioux Falls, S.D., 1984

Some woodworking coursework, Hennepin Technical College

Anoka High School, 1980


Private Practice, 1988-2010

Professional and Community Activities:

Ramsey City Council, 2007-2010 (Chairman, personnel committee and Housing and Redevelopment Authority)

Youth soccer and wrestling coach

Additional Information:

Married to Julie Dehen; four children