Senior Judge Paul A Magnuson
Paul A. Magnuson was appointed by President Ronald Reagan and took the oath of office on November 16, 1981. He succeeded Judge Edward J. Devitt, who took senior status. In October of 1994, Judge Magnuson became chief judge when Judge Diana E. Murphy was elevated to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. He took senior status on February 9, 2002.
Judge Magnuson was born in Carthage, South Dakota, on February 9, 1937, and graduated from William Mitchell College of Law in 1963. Judge Magnuson was engaged in private practice of law for 18 years and was a partner in the firm of Levander, Gillen, Miller & Magnuson at the time of his appointment to the federal bench.
Judge Magnuson's Chambers Information:
Phone: (651) 848-1150
Phone: (651) 848-1153
Phone: (651) 848-1154
Phone: (651) 848-1156
United States District Court Court Reporter:
734 Federal Building
316 No Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101