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Diane B. Bratvold

Appointed to the Court of Appeals on Mar. 24, 2016. Elected in 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025.
Appointed to Hennepin County District Court by Governor Mark Dayton on Sept. 8, 2014. 

J.D., University of Minnesota School of Law
B.A., Macalester College

Past Employment:
Shareholder; Briggs and Morgan, P.A.
Volunteer attorney, Advocates for Human Rights
Adjunct professor, University of St. Thomas Law School
Partner; Rider Bennett, L.L.P.
Attorney; Fetterly & Gordon, P.A.

Professional and Community Activities:
Editor, Minnesota Courtroom Evidence Deskbook (Minnesota CLE)
Director, Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society
Member, Advisory Committee on Minnesota Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure
Judicial Fellow and Secretary, American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
Co-author, Art of Advocacy: Appeals (Lexis Nexis)
Author, The Appellate Process, Minnesota Practice: Methods of Practice
Director and treasurer, Advocates for Human Rights
Mentor, University of St. Thomas Law School
Trustee, Zion Foundation Board, Zion Lutheran Church
Member, South Sudan Committee, Zion Lutheran Church

Assignment History at Hennepin County District Court:
Civil / Criminal, 3/2/15 - 2/22/16
Criminal, 9/14 - 2/2015
Diane B. Bratvold Portrait
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