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Judge Tanya O. O’Brien


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on April 9, 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


J.D., Mitchell Hamline School of Law
B.A., Hamline University 

Past Employment:

  • Assistant Ramsey County Attorney
  • Assistant Scott County Attorney
  • Judicial law clerk, the Honorable Lynn C. Olson and the Honorable Ellen L. Maas, Minnesota Tenth Judicial District. 

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Adjunct Professor, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
  • Secretary, Prior Lake Athletics for Youth Board
  • Volunteer, Saint George Eastern Orthodox Church, FOCUS Minnesota, La Ola Del Lago, and St. Thomas Academy