Judge David C. Brown


Appointed by Governor Tim Walz on March 3, 2020.  Elected in 2022.  Current term expires Jan. 2029.


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

Employment History:

Deputy, Hennepin County Attorney's Office
Former Adjunct Professor, University of Minnesota Law School

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Member, Ramsey County Corrections Committee
  • Second District Representative, Supreme Court Judicial Weighted Caseload Committee
  • Co-chair, Minnesota District Judges Association, Pensions and Benefits Committee
  • Volunteer, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Network-Hugo

Additional Information:

  • Leaders in Public Policy Award Winner, Law and Politics, 2012
  • Volunteer Faculty Member, State and National Trainings on Ethics, Evidence and Trial Skills
  • Former Member, Veteran's Defense Project Workgroup
  • Former President, Minnesota County Attorney's Association