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Judge Michael S. Jesse

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed by Governor Jesse Ventura on Nov. 9, 2000. Elected in 2002, 2008, and 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.

Education:

J.D., Hamline University School of Law, 1985
B.A., Christopher Newport College (Newport News, Virginia), 1983

Employment:

Benton County Attorney- 1991-2000
Assistant Public Defender- Seventh Judicial District, 1986-1991
Attorney and Partner- Curott and Jesse, 1986-1991

Professional Memberships:

Past President of Board of Directors- Minnesota County Attorneys Association
Past Board of Directors- Central Minnesota Major Crimes Investigation Unit
Minnesota County Attorneys Educational Foundation
Past Member of the Benton County Family Violence Council
Minnesota State Bar Association
Stearns/Benton Bar Association
Minnesota District Judges Association

Military Service:

U.S. Air Force, 1977-1983