Gavel Image JOHN BAUMGARTH 
Compensation Judge

Contact Information
(218) 302-6363
john.r.baumgarth@state.mn.us

Judge Baumgarth was appointed as a Compensation Judge in June, 2011.

Judge Baumgarth may be contacted at (218) 302-6363 or john.r.baumgarth@state.mn.us. Judge Baumgarth's Legal Assistant, Patti Slette, can be reached at (218) 302-6362 or via facsimile at (218) 302-6365.

EDUCATION 

  • Juris Doctorate, University of Wisconsin Law School, 1981 
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 1973 

PRIOR EMPLOYMENT 

  • General Counsel, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, 2003-2011 
  • Claims Manager, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, 2000-2003 
  • Private Practice of Law, Hanft Fride, Duluth, MN, 1981-1999 

PROFESSIONAL Memberships and ActiviteS

  • State Bar of Wisconsin 

LECTURING AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE  

  • Adjunct Instructor, Lake Superior College, Duluth, MN