The Minnesota Lawyer Blog reports on the most recent appointment to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Judge John P. Smith was appointed to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. Smith will replace Judge Wilhelmina M. Wright, who was appointed earlier this year to the Minnesota Supreme Court.
Smith has served on the Ninth District Court for over 21 years. He was appointed to the bench by Gov. Arne Carlson in 1991, and has served as chief judge and assistant chief judge. He has is currently president of the Minnesota District Judges Association.