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Judge John G. Melbye


Elected in 2006, 2012, and 2018. Current term expires January 2025.


Hamline University School of Law, J.D., 1995
University of Minnesota, B.A., 1992


Judge- Ninth Judicial District, 2006-present
Law clerk, Ninth Judicial District (2002-06, 1995-96)

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
District 15 Bar Association
Minnesota District Judges Association

Community Activities:

Animal rescue