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Governor Walz Appoints Jade Rosenfeldt to Fill Seventh Judicial District Vacancy

9/26/2019 10:45:10 AM

ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Jade Rosenfeldt as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. This appointment fills a vacancy that occurred upon the creation of a new District Court judgeship effective July 1, 2019 and will be chambered in Moorhead in Clay County.

“I am honored to appoint Jade Rosenfeldt as a District Court Judge in the Seventh Judicial District,” said Governor Walz. “Her commitment to the Clay County community speaks for itself. I look forward to seeing her experience and expertise at work in this newly created judgeship for years to come.”

“Jade Rosenfeldt demonstrates a remarkable range of experience in the legal field, and she is well-prepared to take on this judgeship,” said Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan. “I was particularly impressed by her focus on children and families. Encounters with the judicial system can be difficult for our young people to navigate, and I know they will be well-served by her expertise.”

Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District consists of Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd, and Wadena Counties.

About Jade Rosenfeldt:

Ms. Rosenfeldt is currently a shareholder at Vogel Law Firm where she manages a high volume of complex criminal and family law cases in Minnesota and North Dakota state and federal courts. In her role, she also represents clients in real estate and planning and zoning matters, business litigation, expungement, implied consent, orders for protection, serves as a Criminal Justice Act Panel Attorney, advocates for clients in jury trials and bench trials in both state and federal court, among other duties. Her community involvement includes current president of Clay County Bar Association, member of the State Bar Association of Minnesota, Greater Minnesota Section Council Chair, Youth Court and Restorative Justice board member, and others.

Ms. Rosenfeldt received her BA from Concordia College and her JD from the University of North Dakota School of Law.


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