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Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy in Seventh Judicial District

July 30, 2012

Saint Paul, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District Court.  This vacancy was created upon the appointment of Judge Michael L. Kirk to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. The district court judgeship will be chambered at Moorhead in Clay County in the Seventh Judicial District.
The Commission is searching for fair, experienced and civic-minded individuals to serve on the bench, and offer their talents and services to Minnesota’s judicial system. 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 A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials are due by close of business, Monday, August 20, 2012. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at the Stearns County Law Enforcement Center in Saint Cloud, Minnesota. 
For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Tiffany Orth at or at (651) 201-3413.

Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District consists of Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd and Wadena Counties.