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Judge Shawn M. Moynihan


Appointed June 14, 2007, by Governor Tim Pawlenty. Elected in 2008, 2014, and 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2027.


William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1982; University of Minnesota, B.A., 1977


Judge, 1st Judicial District, 2007-present; partner, Fluegel & Moynihan, 1992-2007; associate attorney, Hertogs, Fluegel, Sieben, Polk, Jones & Laverdiere, 1982-92

Also served as the Hastings City Attorney and prosecutor for the city of Rosemount

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association; Minnesota State Bar Association; Dakota County Bar Association

Community Activities:

gBoy Scout Troop Leader, Pack 92 in Hastings; funeral mass server, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church; volunteer speaker, Hastings Police Explorers program, Hastings High School, Hastings Crime Free Multi-Housing Program; former coach, Hastings Youth Athletics Association; former member, Dakota County Domestic Abuse Task Force, Hastings Crime Prevention Committee, Hastings Community Access Corporation Board of Directors, United Way of Hastings