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Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy in Second Judicial District

April 22, 2013

Saint Paul, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Second Judicial District Court. The Honorable J. Thomas Mott has retired, leaving a vacancy to be chambered at St. Paul in Ramsey County in the Second Judicial District.

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 Andrew Olson, Appointments Coordinator, via e-mail at A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials are due by close of business, Monday, May 13, 2013. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. Paul, Minnesota. 
For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Andrew Olson at or at (651) 201-3413.