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Judge Michelle L. Clark


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on June 21, 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
B.A., St. Cloud State University 

Past Employment:

  • Assistant Douglas County Attorney
  • Attorney; Tillitt, McCarten, Johnson & Haseman Ltd.
  • Judicial law clerk, Honorable Thomas M. Stringer 

Professional and Community Activities: 

  • Domestic Violence Taskforce
  • Douglas County Coalition on Mental Health
  • Legal Office Advisory Committee, Alexandria Technical and Community College
  • Lifetime member, Wadena Chapter, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary
  • President, Douglas County Law Library Board