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Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy in the Tenth Judicial District

1/30/2020 1:54:56 PM

[ST. PAUL, MN] – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Tenth Judicial District. The vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Robert G. Rancourt and will be chambered at Center City in Chisago County.

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 contacting Carl Dennis, Associate Director of Appointments, via e-mail at A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials are due on the close of business on Thursday, February 20, 2020 and should be addressed to the Chair of the Commission, Ms. Lola Velazquez-Aguilu. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for Monday, March 9, 2020.

For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Carl Dennis at or at (651) 201-3433.

For more information about the judicial selection process, please visit our website:

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