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Judge Carol M. Hanks

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed Mar. 10, 2017, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025.


Education:

J.D., Mitchell Hamline College of Law
B.S., Minnesota State University 


Past Employment:

Shareholder, Patton, Hoversten & Berg, P.A.
Judicial law clerk, Third Judicial District


Professional Memberships: 

  • Fifth District Bar Association
  • Steele County Bar Association (also past president)
  • Lawyers Professional Responsibility Fifth District Ethics Committee
  • Children’s Justice Initiative committees, Steele and Waseca counties