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Ericksen, Joan N.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the 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.
St. Olaf College, B.A., 1977
University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1981
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