Appointed Oct. 30, 2014, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2016. Current term expires Jan. 2023.
J.D., Marquette University Law School
B.A., Saint Olaf College
Attorney, Braaten & Braaten, P.A.
Attorney, Nicklaus Braaten & Hollenhorst, P.L.L.C.
Attorney, Katz & Manka Ltd.
Professional and Community Activites:
Extensive appellate court experience
Member, Carver County Low Fee Family Law Panel
Active in his three childrens' school activities
NorthStar Service Award for commitment to pro bono service