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Judge Suzanne M. Brown


Appointed by Governor Tim Walz on August 19, 2019. Elected in 2020. Current term expires 2027.


J.D., Hamline School of Law – 1997
B.A., University of St. Thomas – 1993


Scott County Attorney’s Office
  • Senior Attorney - Criminal Division Head, 2018-2019
  • Assistant County Attorney, 2005-2018
Federal Public Defender Conflicts Panel, District of Minnesota, 2003-2004
Colich & Associates, 1995-2004

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota District Judges Association, 2019 - Present
  • Member, Criminal Jury Instructions Committee, 2020
Minnesota District Judges Foundation, member, 2019 - Present
Anoka County Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Sex Crimes Investigators Association
National District Attorney’s Association
Minnesota County Attorney’s Association

Professional and Community Activities: 

Mock Trial Judge, 2018-2019
District 11 Community Curriculum Advisory Council, 2017- 2020
District 11 Student Services Advisory Committee, 2018 - 2019