St. CLOUD, MN—On April 6, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced the appointment of Laura Moehrle and Nathaniel Welte as District Court Judges in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. Both appointments will be chambered in St. Cloud. Ms. Moehrle’s appointment will fill a vacancy that occurred upon the retirement of Judge Frank Kundrat. Mr. Welte’s appointment will fill a vacancy that occurred upon the retirement of Judge John Scherer.
Ms. Moehrle is a civil trial attorney, shareholder, and Chief Financial Officer of Quinlivan & Hughes, PA. Ms. Moehrle manages an active litigation practice focused on the defense of medical malpractice, motor vehicle accident, and legal malpractice claims in Minnesota and North Dakota state and federal courts, as well as the representation of health care providers and attorneys before their professional licensing boards.
Mr. Welte currently serves as an assistant county attorney for the Becker County Attorney’s Office. In this role he primarily handles felony person offenses, juvenile delinquencies, and civil litigation. Mr. Welte was previously in private practice and handled a wide variety of matters including family law, child protection, probate, real estate, and criminal defense.