Gov. Walz announces upcoming vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court

February 13, 2020
Contact: Teddy Tschann

Governor Walz Announces Upcoming Vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court 

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Today, Governor Walz announced a vacancy on the Minnesota Supreme Court. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable David L. Lillehaug on July 31, 2020.

“Justice Lillehaug’s service to our state and to the Minnesota Supreme Court has been a true gift, impacting generations to come,” said Governor Walz. “We are grateful for his brilliant legal mind and his deep sense of compassion during his tenure on the bench, and I wish him the best in retirement. I look forward to reviewing the applications of accomplished lawyers and judges from across the state to become our next associate justice.”

The application process is now open for this vacancy, and the Governor encourages applications from lawyers and judges across the state.

An individual wishing to apply may request an application by contacting Carl Dennis, Associate Director of Appointments, via e-mail at Carl.Dennis@state.mn.us. A cover letter and resume should also be submitted with the application. Application materials should be addressed to Governor Tim Walz. Application materials are due by close of business on Friday, March 20, 2020.

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