Judge Carmaine M. Sturino


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on Sept. 17, 2015. Elected in 2016. Current term expires Jan. 2023.


J.D., Drake University Law School
B.A., University of Wisconsin – La Crosse

Prior Employment:

Assistant Public Defender, Third Judicial District
Solo practitioner
Assistant Winona County Attorney

Professional and Community Activities: 

  • Member, Juvenile Justice Coalition
  • Former secretary, Winona County Bar Association
  • Former adjunct professor; Winona State University, St. Mary’s University, and the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse