Commission on Judicial Selection opens application process for vacancy in the 8th Judicial District


July 27, 2022

Contact: Claire Lancaster



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

[ST. PAUL, MN] – Today, the Commission on Judicial Selection announced a vacancy in Minnesota’s Eighth Judicial District. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Charles C. Glasrud. This seat will be chambered in Morris in Stevens 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 4:00 pm on Wednesday, August 17, and should be addressed to the Chair of the Commission, Erin Sindberg Porter. The commission expects to hold interviews in early September.

The judges of the Eighth Judicial District have offered to provide informational interviews to prospective applicants. To request more information, please e-mail Judicial.Selection@state.mn.us.

For more information about the judicial selection process, please visit the Governor’s Judicial Appointments webpage.


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