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Judge Dominick D. Mathews

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-2040

Law Clerk: (612) 596-0484

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Dominick D. Mathews


Appointed on January 8, 2024 by Governor Tim Walz. Current term expires January 4, 2027.


J.D., William Mitchell College of Law, 2007
B.A., University of Minnesota, 2003


  • Principal Attorney, Hennepin County Attorney's Office
    • Adult Prosecution Division - Violent Crimes Unit, 2019-2024
  • Senior Attorney, Hennepin County Attorney's Office
    • Adult Prosectution Division - Violent Crimes Unit, 2018-2019
    • Juvenile Prosecution Division, 2017-2018
  • Assistant County Attorney, Hennepin County Attorney's Office
    • Special Litigation - Gang Unit, 2016-2017
    • Adult Prosecution Division - Violent Crimes Unit, 2008-2016
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Toddrick S. Barnette, Fourth Judicial District, 2007-2008
  • Law Clerk, Minneapolis City Attorney's Office, 2005-2007

Professional Memberships:

  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Member, Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Criminal Procedure, 2021-Present
  • Member, Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers
    • At Large Executive Board Member, 2008-2011
  • Former Board of Directors, Minnesota County Attorneys Association, 2020-2023