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Governor Dayton Announces Upcoming Vacancy on Minnesota Court of Appeals

September 13, 2012

Saint Paul, MN – Governor Mark Dayton announced today commencement of a process to fill a vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals, for an at-large seat. This vacancy was created upon the appointment of The Honorable Wilhelmina M. Wright to the Minnesota Supreme Court.  

Governor Dayton has asked the Commission on Judicial Selection to aid in the review and selection process for Minnesota Court of Appeals vacancies. The At-Large members of the Commission will consider applications and offer recommendations to Governor Dayton. The Commission on Judicial Selection and Governor Dayton are committed to seeking out individuals who possess great integrity, legal knowledge, experience and a sense of fairness. 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 Applications should be received no later than Wednesday, October 24, 2012.

For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Tiffany Orth at or at (651) 201-3413. More information on the Commission on Judicial Selection, as well as the vacancies it is currently considering, can be found at