Judge Christopher Jon Lehmann


Appointed Oct. 10, 2014, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2016 and 2022. Current term expires in January 2029.


J.D., cum laude, William Mitchell College of Law, 1994

B.A., Business Administration and Political Science, magna cum laude, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, 1990


Minnesota Bar, Oct. 1994

Past Employment:

Partner (June 2012-Oct. 2014) and Associate (Jan. 1999-June 2012), Grannis & Lehmann, P.A., South St. Paul

Assistant Public Defender, First Judicial District, Jan. 1999-Oct. 2014

Assistant City Attorney, City of St. Paul, Feb. 1997-Dec. 1998

Associate, Grannis & Grannis, P.A., South St. Paul, Oct. 1994-Feb. 1997

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association

President, Dakota County Bar Association

Professional and Community Activities:

South St. Paul City Councilmember

President, Board of Directors, South St. Paul Future, Inc.

President, Joint Powers Board, South Metro Fire Department

Past member, Board of Directors, River-Heights Chamber of Commerce

Coach, Girls Youth Traveling Soccer

Mentor, Eagan and South St. Paul High School Students