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Commission on Judicial Selection Opens Application Process for Vacancy in the Fifth Judicial District

7/7/2020 10:58:15 AM

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Today, the Commission on Judicial Selection announced a new vacancy occurring in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District. The vacancy will occur upon the appointment of the Honorable Gordon L. Moore to the Minnesota Supreme Court. This seat will be chambered in Worthington in Nobles County.

The application process is now open for this vacancy. The Commission is searching for fair, experienced, and civic-minded individuals to serve on the bench and offer their talents to Minnesota’s judicial system. Per statute, the Commission will consider the following qualifications for judicial office: integrity, maturity, health (if job related), judicial temperament, legal knowledge, ability, experience, and community service. The Commission is seeking applicants who reflect Minnesota’s full diversity.

Individuals wishing to apply may request an application and application instructions by contacting Carl Dennis, Associate Director of Appointments, via e-mail at Application materials are due by close of business on Monday, July 27, 2020, and should be addressed to the Chair of the Commission, Ms. Lola Velazquez-Aguilu. The Commission expects to hold interviews in early August 2020.

For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact Carl Dennis at

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

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