Appointed Aug. 15, 2008, by Governor Tim Pawlenty. Elected in 2010, 2016, and 2022. Term expires Jan. 2029.
J.D., Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, 1994
B.A., Central University of Iowa in Pella, 1991
Redwood County Attorney in Redwood Falls, 1997-2008
Assistant Redwood County Attorney, 1995-1997
Ninth Judicial District law clerk in Bemidji and Clearwater, 1994-1995