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Judge James B. Florey

Minnesota Judicial Center
Court of Appeals
(651) 297-7650

Judge James B. Florey

Appointed to the Minnesota Court of Appeals, June 14, 2017, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025.

Appointed to the District Court, January 22, 1999, by Gov. Arne Carlson. Elected in 2000, 2006, and 2012.


William Mitchell College of Law, 1981

University of Minnesota Duluth, 1978


St. Louis County Attorney’s Office, July 1983-Dec. 1998

Legal Aid Service of Northeastern Minnesota, Sept. 1982-June 1983