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Dayton Announces Upcoming Vacancy on Minnesota Court of Appeals

May 06, 2011

Saint Paul, MN – Governor Mark Dayton announced today that there will be a vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals, in the Fourth Congressional District, when The Honorable Harriet Lansing retires on May 31, 2011. 
Governor Dayton is asking the Commission on Judicial Selection to aid in the review and selection process for all Minnesota Court of Appeals vacancies. The nine 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 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 Tiffany Orth, Appointments Coordinator, via e-mail at A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. The application deadline is Monday, June 20, 2011.
For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Tiffany Orth at or at (651) 201-3413.  More information on Governor Dayton’s Judicial Selection Committee, as well as the vacancies it is currently considering, can be found at