Can A Judge Get Suspended?

The short answer is yes they can.  A lot of people believe once a Judge is elected they are immune from any sort of discipline or even accountability, accept for reelection every 6 years.  But as this new article shows, that’s not the case. In this case a sitting Minnesota Judge played a bit fast and loose on the rules requiring judges to live within the judicial district in which they work.  Minnesota has 87 counties and 10 judicial districts.  Which means that in this case, Judge Karasov sits in Hennepin County, which is the 4th Judicial District.  The Minnesota …

About Jason Kohlmeyer

One of the founding partners of Rosengren Kohlmeyer, Law Office Chartered, Jason has already had a distinguished career that many lawyers would be envious of. While at Hamline University School of Law, located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Jason was elected to sit on the American Bar Association-Law Student Division’s Board of Governors. Despite rigorous demands traveling the country representing the law students of 8 states he still made the Dean’s list while at Hamline.