|MWL Judicial Resources|
Assistance Provided by Minnesota Women Lawyers
(1) Offering "You Can Be A Judge” seminars where newly appointed judges, members of the Commission on Judicial Selection, and staff from the Governor's Office discuss the judicial appointment process and give tips and suggestions to interested candidates.
(2) Offering document reviews for applicants who want constructive feedback and
review of their application, cover letter, resume, and other written
submissions to the Commission before such documents are submitted;
Please note that the mock interview and document review services are limited to MWL members only.
For more information about these efforts, or to get involved in supporting these activities, please contact MWL Executive Director Debra Pexa (email@example.com or 612/338-3205)..
Current Judicial Vacancies
View the State of Minnesota District Judge Application Procedures document HERE.
For inquiries concerning the judicial application process, please contact Lidya Makonnen at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (651) 201-3451.
Governor Mark Dayton announced the commencement of a process to fill an upcoming Eighth Congressional District vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Lawrence B. Stauber at the end of May.
Governor Dayton has asked the Commission on Judicial Selection to aid in the review and selection process for this vacancy. The at-large members of the Commission will consider applicants and offer recommendations to Governor Dayton. The Commission on Judicial Selection and Governor Dayton are committed to seeking out individuals who possess great integrity, extensive legal knowledge, broad experience, and a commitment to fairness.
The application process is now open for this vacancy. Only persons who have resided in the Eighth Congressional District for at least one year shall be eligible. An individual wishing to apply may request an application by contacting Lidya Makonnen, Appointments Coordinator, via email at email@example.com. Application materials are due by close of business on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in Duluth.
For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Lidya Makonnen at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (651) 201-3451. More information on the Commission on Judicial Selection, as well as the vacancies it is currently considering, can be found at http://mn.gov/governor/appointments/judicial-appointments/.