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Walz, Flanagan Announce Appointment to Fill Ninth Judicial District Vacancy

4/25/2019 9:47:30 AM

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Today, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Matthew Mallie as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District. Mr. Mallie will be replacing the Honorable Earl E. Maus and will be chambered at Brainerd in Crow Wing County.

“I am honored to appoint Matthew Mallie as a District Court Judge in the Ninth Judicial District,” Governor Walz said. “Whether as a private practitioner, a public servant, or an engaged community member, Matthew has shown his dedication to justice and serving others.”

“Matthew demonstrated a clear commitment to his community,” Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan said. “Throughout his career, he has taken the time to build strong relationships with important stakeholders. He will serve all Minnesotans, especially the people of Brainerd, well.”

Minnesota’s Ninth Judicial District consists of Aitkin, Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Crow Wing, Hubbard, Itasca, Kittson, Koochiching, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake, and Roseau Counties

About Matthew Mallie

Mr. Mallie is a solo practitioner at Mallie Law Offices, P.A., where he maintains a general practice. Additionally, he serves as the city prosecutor for multiple cities in Crow Wing County and as a conflict attorney for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe. Previously, he was the civil city attorney for the City of Garrison and a judicial law clerk to the Honorable L.W. Yost in the First Judicial District. Mr. Mallie is chair of the Victim Coordinating Council, treasurer and secretary of the Brainerd Economic Development Committee, and a member of Business Networking International and the Brainerd Lakes Area Sex Trafficking Team.

Mr. Mallie earned his B.A. from Loras College and his J.D. from the Mitchell Hamline College of Law.

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