Judge Jerrod Shermoen


Appointed on Dec. 30, 2020, by Governor Tim Walz. Elected in 2022. Current term expires Jan. 2029.


J.D., with distinction, University of North Dakota School of Law
B.S., University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Business
A.A., Rainy River Community College

Past Employment:

  • Attorney and president, ShermoenJaksa Law, PLLC
  • Managing partner, Shermoen & Jaksa PLLP
  • Partner, Shermoen, LeDuc & Jaksa, PLLP 

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Member, Rainy River Community College Foundation Board
  • Member, Koochiching County Law Library Board
  • Former member, Minnesota Association for Justice Diversity and Inclusivity Task Force
  • Former member, Volunteer Attorney Program Board
  • Former member, International Falls Bass Championship Board
  • Former member, ISD 36l Blue Ribbon Panel Board
  • Former volunteer, Junior Achievement
  • Former volunteer coach, youth hockey