Ronald C. Amundson was appointed to the Court of Appeals on January 7, 1991. He served on the court until February 26, 2002.
Roland Curtis Amundson was born on July 29, 1949. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis and attended Gustavus Adolphus College, receiving a B. A. in 1971. He completed his legal training at the University of Notre Dame Law School, graduating in 1975.
Amundson was in private practice from 1975 to 1988, when he was appointed Hennepin County District Judge. He served as district judge until 1991 when Governor Rudy Perpich appointed him to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Judge Amundson served on the court until February 26, 2002, when allegation surfaced that he had embezzled money from a trust he managed.
In addition to practicing law and serving as a judge, Admunson also taught at William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline) and was active in DFL politics.
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