Commission Recommends Three Attorneys For 7th District Judgeship
04/03/2013 - 5:00 AM
The Commission on Judicial Selection is recommending three candidates to the Governor for consideration to fill the vacancy in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. This seat will be chambered at Foley in Benton County. The recommendations include the following attorneys:
Assistant Morrison County Attorney Todd Kosovich, he is responsible for prosecuting all felony cases from their first appearance through trial, sentencing and probation violations.
Benton County Attorney Robert Raupp, who represents the state in felony prosecutions and provides legal advice to the County Board of Commissioners. He previously worked in the Benton County Attorney’s office.
Also recommended is Assistant Chief of the Criminal Division in the Stearns County Attorney’s Office Shan Wang, where he is the Assistant Chief of the Criminal Division. He supervises the adult criminal prosecution division.
Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District consists of Becker, Benton, Clay, Douglas, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Otter Tail, Stearns, Todd, and Wadena Counties.
An announcement of the appointment will be made following an interview process over the next few weeks. This vacancy was created upon the retirement of judge James W. Hoolihan.
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