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Kathleen A. Blatz

Justice, Chief Justice

Born July 22, 1954, Minneapolis. University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1976); University of Minnesota (M.S.W., 1978); University of Minnesota (J.D., 1984); Minnesota House of Representatives (1979-94); associate attorney Popham, Haik, Schnobrich & Kaufman, Ltd. (1984-88); assistant Hennepin County attorney (1992-93); Hennepin County district court Judge (1994-96). Appointed associate justice November 1, 1996; appointed Chief justice January 29, 1998; elected 2000. Resigned from the Court effective January 10, 2006. Tenure as Chief Justice was 1/29/1998 - 1/10/2006 or 7 years, 11 months, 19 days.

Kathleen A. Blatz Portrait
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