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Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy on Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals

December 06, 2011
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring on Minnesota’s Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals. The Honorable William R. Pederson has retired, leaving a vacancy for a judgeship on the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals.
The Commission is searching for fair, experienced and civic-minded individuals to serve on the bench, and offer their talents and services to Minnesota. Candidates must be learned in the law, have been licensed to practice law for at least five years, and have experience with and knowledge of workers compensation and the workers compensation laws of Minnesota. The following qualities will be considered for judicial office: integrity, maturity, health (if job related), judicial temperament, legal knowledge, ability, experience, and community service. The application process is now open for this vacancy.
An individual wishing to apply may request an application by contacting Tiffany Orth, Appointments Coordinator, via e-mail at or by phone at (651) 201-3413. This vacancy is subject to both Minnesota’s Open Appointments law, and the Commission on Judicial Selection’s review process. Application materials are due by close of business, Tuesday, December 27, 2011. Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be held on Tuesday, January 10, 2012.
For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Tiffany Orth at or at (651) 201-3413.