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Chief Judge Sally L. Tarnowski

St. Louis County - Duluth Courthouse
Sixth Judicial District
(218) 726-2460

Chambers Phone: (218) 726-2508

Sixth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Chief Judge Sally L. Tarnowski


Appointed Mar. 1, 2007, by Governor Tim Pawlenty. Elected in 2008 and 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1986
University of Minnesota - Duluth, B.A., 1982


Private practice; 2003-2007
Johnson, Killen and Seiler; law clerk, associate attorney, and shareholder; 1986-2003

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Wisconsin State Bar Association

Professional and Community Activities:

Minnesota State Bar Association mock trial judge