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Judge Michael D. Trushenski


Appointed January 4, 2016, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2018. Current term expires January 2025.


BA, University of Minnesota Duluth - 1993 
JD, University of North Dakota - 1996


  • Law Clerk, Honorable Thomas McCarthy, First Judicial District, November 1996 - March 1998
  • Associate Attorney and Assistant Martin County Attorney, Viesselman & Barke PA/Martin County Attorney’s Office, March 1998 - December 2015

Professional Memberships:

Admitted to practice law in the State of MN
Admitted to the United States District Court District of MN
Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
Member, Seventeenth District Bar Association
Past president, Seventeenth District Bar Association

Professional and Community Activities:

Former mentor, Martin County mentoring program
Board member, Martin County Youth Foundation