Appointed by Governor Tim Walz, July 6, 2022. Current term expires January 6, 2025.
Hamline University School of Law, 1999.
BA, Suma Cum Laude, Spanish and Psychology, Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. 1994.
District Court Referee, Seventh Judicial District, 2021-2022.
Minnesota Board of Public Defense, 2004-2021.
Smolnisky & Kinney PC, 2004-2013.
Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, 1999-2004.
Central District Drug Court Recognition of Service, 2019.
Mid Minnesota Legal Assistance Award of Excellence, 2003.
Editor, Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy, 1998-1999.