Governor Walz Appoints Shawn Pearson to Fill Sixth Judicial District Vacancy


ST. PAUL, Minn. – On Friday, Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the appointment of Shawn Pearson as District Court Judge in Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District.

“I am proud to appoint Shawn Pearson to the Sixth Judicial District bench,” said Governor Walz. “Mr. Pearson brings a wealth and depth of experience and steadfast leadership to the bench. I have no doubt that his service will greatly benefit the people of Duluth and St. Louis County.”

Pearson will be replacing the Honorable Shaun R. Floerke and will be chambered in Duluth in St. Louis County.

Minnesota’s Sixth Judicial District encompasses Carlton, Cook, Lake, and St. Louis counties.

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