Judge Andrew Pearson


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on Nov. 1, 2013. Elected in 2014 and 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2027.


Juris Doctor, William Mitchell College of Law, 1998

Bachelor of Arts, St. John’s University, 1992


Seventh District Public Defender, 1999-2007

Bradshaw & Bryant, PLLC, 2007-2013

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota State Bar, 1998

Federal Bar

Stearns Benton Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association Certified Trial Specialist

Past member- Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Association of Defense Lawyers, Minnesota Association for Justice, American Association for Justice