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Governor Dayton Announces Upcoming Vacancy on Minnesota Supreme Court

January 04, 2013

Saint Paul, MN – Governor Mark Dayton announced today the commencement of a process to fill a vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court created when The Honorable Paul H. Anderson retires at the end of May. 

Governor Dayton has asked the Commission on Judicial Selection to aid in the review and selection process for this vacancy. 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, extensive legal knowledge, broad experience and a commitment to fairness.

The application process is now open for this vacancy. An individual wishing to apply may request an application by contacting Andrew Olson, Appointments Coordinator, via e-mail at Please submit applications no later than Friday, February 15th, 2013.

For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Andrew Olson 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