Appointed to the Supreme Court by Governor Tim Walz on Aug. 3, 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2023.
Appointed to District Court by Governor Mark Dayton on Mar. 1, 2012. Elected in 2014.
J.D., University of Iowa, 1988 (graduated with high honors)
B.A. from Carleton College, 1985
Chief prosecutor and legal advisor, Nobles County Attorney
Associate, Worthington law office of Von Holtum, Malters & Shepherd
- Assistant City Attorney - municipal prosecutor and civil legal advisor to both the city and private clients in the areas of contract, labor, and employment law.
Special Assistant Attorney, Transportation and Employment divisions, Minnesota Attorney General’s Office
Minnesota State Bar Association
13th District Bar Association
Nobles County Child Protection team
Professional and Community Activities:
Former board chair, Independent School District 518
Former board chair, Worthington Area YMCA
Community theater productions
Volunteer, high school mock trial coach
Volunteer, youth hockey coach
Volunteer, youth soccer coach