Governor Mark Dayton Wednesday announced the appointments Pamela A. W. King and Carmaine M. Sturino (Pictured) as District Court Judges in Minnesota's Third Judicial District.
King will be replacing the Honorable Robert Birnbaum, and will be chambered at Rochester in Olmsted County. Sturino will be replacing the Honorable James A. Fabian, and will be chambered at Caledonia in Houston County. Sturino serves as an Assistant Public Defender in the Third Judicial District, where she represents the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for Public Defense and maintains a caseload consisting primarily of juvenile and adult cases.
Previously, Sturino was a solo practitioner and an Assistant Winona County Attorney. She is the Secretary of the Winona County Bar Association, a member of the Juvenile Justice Coalition, and a former adjunct professor at Winona State University, St. Mary's University, and the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.
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