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Judge Darci J. Bentz

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed Sept. 26, 2014, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2016. Current term expires Jan. 2023.

Education:

J.D., Hamline University School of Law

B.A., University of Minnesota

Past Employment:

Assistant Public Defender, Fifth Judicial District

Attorney; Scott, Nielsen & Bentz

Managing attorney, Fifth Judicial District Public Defender’s Office

Professional and Community Activities:

Treasurer, Kinship Board of Directors, a nonprofit youth mentoring program

Former volunteer member, Martin/Jackson/Faribault County Family Dependency Court