Judge Timothy M. Churchwell


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on Feb. 2, 2017. Current term expires Jan. 2019.


J.D., Hamline University School of Law
B.A., Northern Illinois University 

Past Employment:

  • Shareholder, Peters & Churchwell, P.A.
  • Assistant Seventh District Judicial District Public Defender
  • Attorney, Brown & Sellnow and Curott & Jesse
  • Judicial law clerk, the Honorable Lawrence T. Collins

Professional Memberships:

  • Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board
  • Todd-Wadena Community Corrections Board
  • Past chair, Todd County Law Library Board of Trustees

Community Activities:

  • Swanville Lion’s Club