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Judge Donna K. Dixon


Appointed by Governor Jesse Ventura on Nov. 9, 2001.  Elected in 2004, 2010, 2016, and 2022. Current term expires Jan. 2029.


J.D., Washburn University School of Law, 1984
B.A., Washburn University, 1981


Solo Practitioner- Warroad, MN, 1994-2001
Assistant Public Defender- Ninth Judicial District, 1997-2001
Assistant Municipal Counsel and Prosecutor- Olathe, KS, 1987-1994

Community Activities:

Board of Directors- Northwest Mentoring Program
Advisory Board- Warroad School of Business Warroad
Youth Hockey Extravaganza Benefit Committee
Warroad Area Women of Today

Awards and Honors:

"Advocacy Achievement Award," Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota, 1997