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Beth LaCanne Appointed to the Commission on Judicial Selection


The Minnesota Supreme Court has appointed Beth LaCanne to serve a four-year term on the Commission on Judicial Selection for the Tenth Judicial District.

  • The Governor and the Minnesota Supreme Court select the 49-member Commission on Judicial Selection that reviews and evaluates applications for vacancies in district court judgeships. The Supreme Court selects two at-large members to address all judicial vacancies and two members (one attorney, one non-attorney) for each of the state’s ten judicial districts who address vacancies in their district. The commission must recommend to the governor between three and five nominees for each judicial vacancy no more than 60 days after receipt of notice of the vacancy.

Beth LaCanne is a litigator focusing her practice in the areas of employment litigation/advice, professional liability, and general liability. She brings broad legal knowledge and litigation skills in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, health law, employment law, and professional licensure to her clients. Beth is licensed in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Beth graduated magna cum laude from Hamline University School of Law, where she was an Associate Editor on the Hamline Law Review. Before joining Bassford Remele, Beth was a law clerk in the Fourth Judicial District to the Honorable Diane B. Bratvold (prior to her appointment to the Minnesota Court of Appeals) and the Honorable Ivy S. Bernhardson. In addition, Beth serves on the Hennepin County Bar Foundation Board.

Bassford Remele proudly serves as local and national counsel for many major corporations and Fortune 500 Companies and is a go-to litigation firm representing local, national, and international clients in state and federal courts across the region.

Bassford Remele | January 30, 2023