|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 (firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com or at (651) 201-3451.
The vacancies are created upon the upcoming retirements of the Honorable Terrence E. Conkel and the Honorable Michael R. Savre, and will both be chambered at Glencoe in McLeod County.
The Commission is searching for fair, experienced, and civic-minded individuals to serve on the bench and offer their talents and services to Minnesota’s judicial system. The following qualities will be considered for judicial office: integrity, maturity, health (if job related), judicial temperament, legal knowledge, ability, experience, and community service. The application process is now open for these vacancies.
An individual wishing to apply may request an application by writing to Lee E. Sheehy, Chair of the Commission on Judicial Selection, at 130 State Capitol, 75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55155, or by contacting Lidya Makonnen, Appointments Coordinator, via e-mail at a Lidya.firstname.lastname@example.org. A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials are due by close of business on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Glencoe, MN.
For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Lidya Makonnen at email@example.com or at (651) 201-3451.