Judge David C. Brown


Appointed by Governor Tim Walz on March 3, 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2023.


J.D., cum laude , University of Minnesota Law School
B.A., magna cum laude, Gustavus Adolphus College

Past Employment:

Chief Deputy Hennepin County Attorney

Professional Activities:

  • Former member, Federal Bureau of Investigation Civil Rights Advisory Group
  • Former adjunct professor, University of Minnesota Law School, Criminal Appeals
  • Former member, Behavioral Health Initiative-Hennepin County
  • Recipient, Law and Politics - Leaders in Public Policy Award, 2012
  • Volunteer faculty member, state and national trainings on ethics, evidence, and trial skills
  • Former member, Veterans Defense Project Working Group
  • Former president, Minnesota County Attorneys Association