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Judge Kristin C. Larson


Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty on Jan. 1, 2008. Elected in 2010, 2016, and 2022. Current term expires Jan. 2029.


The George Washington University National Law Center, J.D., 1984

Carleton College, B.A., political science (cum laude), 1981


Assistant Anoka County Attorney, 1990-2007

Assistant Wright County Attorney, 1988-90

Executive Director, Attorney and Volunteer Attorney Coordinator, Legal Assistance of Dakota County, 1986-88

Private practice and volunteer Attorney, Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance, 1984-85

Professional Memberships:

Anoka County Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association – Public Lawyers Section

Minnesota District Judges Association

National District Attorneys’ Association (past member)

National College of District Attorneys – Alumni Association

Minnesota County Attorneys’ Association (past member)

Professional and Community Activities:

Faculty/Speaker, Trial Advocacy courses sponsored by the National District Attorneys’ Association (2001-07)

Speaker, Minnesota County Attorneys’ Association (1995-2006)

Judge and team coach, Minnesota State Bar Association High School Mock Trial Competitions

Investigator, Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board’s 21st District Ethics Committee (2007)

Assistant soccer coach, Lino Lakes Park & Recreation (2007)