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Christopher A. Neisen Appointed to Fill Third Judicial District Vacancy

Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Today, Governor Mark Dayton announced the appointment of Christopher A. Neisen as a District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District. Mr. Neisen will be replacing the Honorable Terrence M. Walters, and will be chambered at Wabasha in Wabasha County.
“Mr. Christopher Neisen will bring a wide range of legal experience, in both public service and private practice, to this important role,” said Governor Dayton. “I thank him for agreeing to serve the people of Minnesota as District Court Judge in the Third Judicial District.”
Minnesota’s Third Judicial District consists of Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, and Winona Counties.
More information on the Commission on Judicial Selection, as well as vacancies it is currently considering, can be found at
About Christopher A. Neisen:
Mr. Neisen is a managing partner with Wornson, Goggins, Neisen, Morris & Brever, P.C., where he is a general practitioner and a Rule 114 Neutral. Additionally, he was recently appointed a Deputy Scott County Examiner of Titles. Previously, Mr. Neisen was a First Judicial District Child Support Magistrate, partner at O’Neill, Traxler, Zard, Neisen & Morris, Ltd., and a city prosecutor for the City of New Prague. He earned his B.A. from St. John’s University and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School.
Mr. Neisen is a Minnesota State High School League Basketball Official and a Director of the Matt Shetka Golf Foundation and Le Sueur County Pheasants Forever.