Governor Walz Appoints Debra Groehler to Fill Third Judicial District Vacancy

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, ST. PAUL, MN—On February 1, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Debra Groehler as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District. Groehler will be replacing the Honorable Jodi L. Williamson and will be chambered in Mantorville in Dodge County.

Groehler is a managing attorney in the Civil Division of the Olmsted County Attorney’s Office, where she supervises a team of attorneys who handle child protection, adult protection, and juvenile delinquency cases. She previously worked as the executive director of Legal Assistance of Olmsted County, an attorney in private practice representing clients in family law matters, and a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Gerard W. Ring.

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