Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy in the Fifth Judicial District | due June 6

Tue, May 22, 2018 9:38 AM | Vincent Pham (Administrator)


Office of Governor Mark Dayton




May 16, 2018


Contact: Sam Fettig

651-201-3408 desk

612-214-2886 cell



Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy in the Fifth Judicial District


ST. PAUL, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Leland O. Bush, and will be co-chambered at Ivanhoe in Lincoln County and Marshall in Lyon 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 is now open for this vacancy.


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 a Megan.JablonskiJohnson@state.mn.us. A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials are due by close of business on Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Wednesday June 27, 2018. 


For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Megan Jablonski Johnson at megan.jablonskijohnson@state.mn.us or at (651) 201-3451.




Office of the Governor, Communications Department

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