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Governor Dayton Announces Chief Administrative Law Judge Vacancy at the Office of Administrative Hearings

March 07, 2013

ST. PAUL, MN –Today, Governor Dayton announced a vacancy will be occurring at the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings. Chief Administrative Law Judge Raymond R. Krause has announced his resignation, leaving a vacancy of the position of Chief Administrative Law Judge. 
The Office of Administrative Hearings is an independent tribunal within the executive branch, responsible for conducting administrative law hearings for most state agencies and many local governments, as well as all hearings on workers’ compensation benefits claims. The office also exercises general supervision over state agency rulemaking.
The Chief Administrative Law Judge must be learned in the law and is appointed by the Governor, with advice and consent of the Senate. The Chief Judge is responsible for appointing other administrative law judges and compensation judges as necessary to fulfill the duties of the office. The application process is now open for this vacancy. 
An individual wishing to apply may request an application by contacting Andrew Olson, Appointments Coordinator at or at (651) 201-3413. A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials are due by close of business, Thursday, March 28, 2013.