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Chief Judge Tamara L. Yon

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty on April 7, 2006. Elected in 2008 and 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.

Education:

J.D., University of North Dakota Law School (Grand Forks), 1994
B.A., Concordia College (Moorhead), 1991

Employment:

Judge- Ninth Judicial District, 2006-present
Attorney- Johannson, Rust, Yon, Stock and Rasmussen, 1994-2006
Chapter 7 Trustee- U.S. Department of Justice, 2003-2006

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
North Dakota State Bar Association
Minnesota Women Lawyers
President- Fourteenth District Bar Association, 2004-2005
Board of Directors- Northwest Minnesota Legal Services, Inc.

Community Activities:

Volunteer Attorney- Crookston Area Habitat for Humanity
Sunday School Teacher
Piano Accompanist- St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Director- Crookston Education Foundation
Treasurer- Friends of the Library, Inc.
Director- Sunrise Center

Lecturing and Teaching Experience:

Judge Yon has been an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota-Crookston since 1999.