Office of Governor Mark Dayton
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2018
Contact: Sam Fettig
Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Additional Vacancy and Extension of Deadline in the Second Judicial District
ST. PAUL, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that an additional judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable William H. Leary III. Applicants will be considered within one process for this vacancy and the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Edward S. Wilson, which was announced on Monday, April 2, 2018. Both seats will be chambered at St. Paul in Ramsey County.
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 has been extended and is now open for both seats.
An individual wishing to apply may request an application by writing to Lee E. Sheehy, Chair of the Commission on Judicial Selection, at 130 State Capitol, 75 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55155, or by contacting Megan Jablonski Johnson, Judicial Appointments Coordinator, via e-mail at aMegan.JablonskiJohnson@state.mn.us. A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application.
Individuals who have already applied for the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Edward S. Wilson will be considered for both seats. Application materials for both vacancies are due by close of business on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Interviews for are scheduled to be held on Monday, May 14, 2018.
For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Megan Jablonski Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (651) 201-3451.
Office of Governor Mark Dayton, Communications Department
130 State Capitol, 75 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55155
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