Judge Michelle Winkis Lawson


Appointed Nov. 14, 2012, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2014 and 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2027.

Past Employment:

Chief Assistant Clay County Attorney

Interim Clay County Attorney

Facilitator, University of Mary

Associate attorney, Vogel Law Firm

Professional and Community Activities:

Former member, Clay County Children’s Justice Initiative

Former member, Moorhead Rotary Club