|Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court|
|Appointed by||Tim Pawlenty|
|Preceded by||Sam Hanson|
March 8, 1947 |
Dietzen joined the Supreme Court in January 2008. He was appointed to the court by Governor Tim Pawlenty after the resignation of Justice Sam Hanson. From 2004 to 2008 he served as a judge on the Minnesota Court of Appeals. He was likewise appointed to that judgeship by Pawlenty, and then elected to it in 2006.
Before becoming a member of the judiciary, Dietzen was an attorney with the law firm of Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindren, Ltd., of Bloomington, Minnesota, from 1978 to 2004, and with the firm of Richter, Wimberly, & Ericson in Spokane, Washington from 1973 to 1977. He also served as an attorney for Pawlenty during his 2002 gubernatorial campaign.
- Scheck, Tom, "Pawlenty names appeals judge to state Supreme Court," Minnesota Public Radio, November 27, 2007.
- Minnesota Judicial Center Profile
- Steller, Chris "Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Dietzen donated to Coleman ‘08 campaign" Minnesota Independent, April 13, 2009.
- "Coleman-Franken judge gave Norm cash", The Politico, April 13, 2009
|Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court
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