Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 6th Judicial District

July 6, 2021
Contact: Claire Lancaster

Commission on Judicial Selection Opens Application Process for Vacancy in the Sixth Judicial District 

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Today, the Commission on Judicial Selection announced a new vacancy in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District. The vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Robert E. Macauley. This seat will be chambered in the City of Carlton in Carlton County.

The application process is now open for this vacancy. 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. Per statute, the Commission will consider the following qualifications for judicial office: integrity, maturity, health (if job related), judicial temperament, legal knowledge, ability, experience, and community service. The Commission is seeking applicants who reflect Minnesota’s full diversity.

Individuals wishing to apply may request an application by contacting the Office of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor via e-mail at Judicial.Selection@state.mn.usApplication materials are due by 4pm on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 and should be addressed to the Chair of the Commission, Ms. Erin Sindberg Porter. The Commission expects to hold interviews in mid-August.

For more information about the judicial selection process, please visit our website: https://mn.gov/governor/administration/judicialappointments/

For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact the Office of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor at Judicial.Selection@state.mn.us.