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Commission on Judicial Selection Announces Vacancy in the Seventh Judicial District

3/25/2019 11:11:08 AM

[ST. PAUL, MN] – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. The vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Frederick L. Grunke and will be chambered at St. Cloud in Stearns 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, Judicial Appointments Coordinator, via e-mail at Carl.Dennis@state.mn.us. A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials are due by close of business on Monday, April 15, 2019 and should be addressed to the Chair of the Commission, Ms. Lola Velazquez-Aguilu. Interviews are scheduled to be held on Monday, May 6, 2019. 

For inquiries concerning the application process, please Carl Dennis at Carl.Dennis@state.mn.us or at (651) – 201 – 3433.

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