Three finalists named for north-central Minnesota judgeship
ST. PAUL, MN - The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Thursday it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill a current vacancy in Minnesota's Seventh Judicial District.
ST. PAUL, MN – The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Thursday it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill a current vacancy in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District.
This vacancy was created upon the upcoming retirement of Judge Conrad I. Freeberg and will be chambered at Milaca in Mille Lacs County. The district also consists of Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd, and Wadena counties.
The three finalists are Judge Amy Chantry, who is a contract administrative law judge in the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings, a solo practitioner in her own firm and an attorney at St. Cloud State University Student Legal Services; Gail Kulick, a solo practitioner in her own firm, a former state representative, and a former commissioner of corporate affairs for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and Shan Wang, the assistant chief of the criminal division in the Stearns County Attorney’s Office.
An announcement of the new judge by Dayton will be made following an interview process over the next few weeks.