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Ericksen, Joan N.
Born 1954 in St. Paul, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Paul A. Magnuson. Confirmed by the Senate on April 25, 2002, and received commission on May 1, 2002.

Education:
St. Olaf College, B.A., 1977
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Private practice, Minnesota, 1981-1983, 1993-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Minnesota, 1983-1993
Judge, Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District, 1995-1998
Associate justice, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1998-2002

Appointed as Joan Ericksen Lancaster

 

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