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Judge Catherine McPherson

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed Nov. 9, 2011, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2014 and 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2027.

Education:

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

M.S.W., University of Minnesota, 1990

B.A., University of St. Thomas, 1985

Past Employment:

Assistant County Attorney and Head of Operations, Anoka County Attorney’s Office

Assistant Hennepin County Attorney

Adjunct professor, William Mitchell College of Law

Worked in a number of areas of law including juvenile, criminal, and civil.

Professional Memberships:

Ethics investigator and past president, 21st District Bar Association

Professional and Community Activities:

Volunteer mediator and Board of Directors member, Mediation Services of Anoka County

Volunteers in church and schools