Justice Stepping Down
Minnesota's Supreme Court Chief Justice announced his retirement Monday MPR reported.
Russell Anderson will end his 25 year career in the state’s judicial system effective June 1, 2008.
Anderson has a long history of public service. From a stint in the Navy to being Chief Justice on the Supreme Court Anderson has invested in the state and country.
After being a County Attorney and a district court judge for many years Anderson was appointed Associate Justice on the Supreme Court in 1998.
Anderson was appointed Chief Justice by Governor Tim Pawlenty in 2006.
During his years as a judge Anderson worked on starting and building the Minnesota Judicial Council.
"Chief Justice Anderson is an extraordinary leader and public servant," Pawlenty said as reported by the Pioneer Press.