Appointed January 4, 2001, by Governor Jesse Ventura. Elected in 2002, 2008, 2014, and 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2027.
University of Minnesota Law School (J.D. cum laude 1987); Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois (B.A. with Honors 1983; M.A., with High Honors, 1986).
Eckberg, Lammers, Briggs, Wolff and Vierling, Stillwater, Minnesota (1987-2001).
Past President, Washington County and 19th District Bar Associations; Past chair, 19th District Ethics Committee; President, Salem Lutheran Church, Stillwater, Minnesota.