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Judge Kathy M. Wallace


Appointed Nov. 15, 2013, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2016. Current term expires Jan. 2023.


  • J.D., honors, William Mitchell College of law, 1996
  • B.A., honors, Hamline University, 1993


  • Team Lead Attorney, Criminal Division, Olmsted County Attorney’s Office, 2008-2013
  • Assistant Olmsted County Attorney, 1999-2008
  • Assistant Mower County Attorney, 1997-1999
  • Judicial Law Clerk-Third Judicial District-Steele County, 1996-1997

Professional Memberships:

  • Olmsted County Bar Association
  • Minnesota District Judges Association

Professional Activities:

  • Olmsted County Drug Court Program, Lead Judge
  • Olmsted County Justice Council Member
  • Olmsted County Court Scheduling Work Group
  • Olmsted County Corrections Task Force Member
  • Former Member, Minnesota County Attorneys Association Juvenile Law Committee

Community Activities:

  • Olmsted County 4-H Leader
  • Whitewater Country Coalition Member
  • Dover-Eyota Schools Volunteer
  • Peace Lutheran Church Volunteer
  • Former Co-Chair, Mayo Child and Family Advocacy Center Program Operations Committee