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Kevin Ross

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Kevin G. Ross
Current Court Information:
Minnesota Court of Appeals
Title:   Judge
Position:   Third Congressional District
Salary:  $143,000
Appointed by:   Gov. Tim Pawlenty
Active:   2006-2020
Past post:   Attorney, Greene Espel
Past term:   1997-2006
Past post 2:   Law clerk, Judge Donald P. Lay of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of Iowa
Law School:   University of Iowa
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Court of Appeals
Position:  Seat 15
State:  Minnesota
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Primary date:  08/12/2014
Election vote:  ApprovedA

Kevin G. Ross is a judge on the Minnesota Court of Appeals in the Third Congressional District. He was appointed to this position by Governor Tim Pawlenty and took office on February 23, 2006. He was elected in 2008.[1][2]

He was re-elected in 2014 for a term that expires in 2020.[3]



See also: Minnesota judicial elections, 2014
Ross ran for re-election to the court of appeals.
Primary: He ran unopposed in the primary on August 12, 2014.
General: He was unopposed in the general election on November 4, 2014.[3]


Judge Ross received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Iowa. He worked as an Iowa City police officer for five years before studying law.[1]


Judge Ross began his legal career as a law clerk to Chief Judge Paul A. Magnuson of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. After this, he clerked for Judge Donald P. Lay of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He then joined the firm Greene Espel in 1997. He worked with this firm until his appointment to the court of appeals, focusing on constitutional law, employment consultation and litigation, and general litigation.[1]

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