Judge Daniel C. Moreno

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-6000

Chambers Phone: 612-348-2362
Reporter: 612-348-0200
Law Clerk: 612-348-5087
Judicial Clerk: 612-348-2843

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Daniel C. Moreno


Appointed May 15, 2006. Elected in 2008, 2014 and 2020. His current term expires in January 2027.


J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 1990

B.A., University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1986


Assistant Public Defender, Hennepin County Public Defender's Office, 1991-2006

Law Clerk, Hennepin County Public Defender's Office, 1987-1990

Professional Memberships:

Member, Minnesota District Judges Association, 2006-2007
Member, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2006-2007
Member, Hennepin County Bar Association, 2006-2007
Founding Member, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association, 1990- 2007
Member, Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Attorney's, 1999-2005
Member, Minnesota Minority Lawyers Association, 1987-1990

Additional Information:

Assignment History

Criminal and Civil, March 2009 - Present
Family, April 2007 - Feb. 2009
Criminal and Civil, 2006-2007

Judicial Committees

Criminal Committee, 2006-2007
Equal Justice Committee, 2006-2007

Civic Activities

Centro Cultural Chicano, Board of Directors, 1997-2004
Mayor's Latino Advisory Committee, City of Minneapolis, 2000-2006
University of Minnesota, President's Latino Advisory Committee, 2000-2006
University of Minnesota, President's Intercultural Advisory Committee, 2005-2007
Cub Scout Pack #56, Father, Minneapolis, Minnesota 2006-2007

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