Member of City Attorney’s Office named a district court judge

Governor Mark Dayton has announced the appointment of Martha Holton Dimick, a member of the Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office, to Minnesota's Fourth Judicial District. Holton Dimick will be chambered at Minneapolis in Hennepin County where she will preside over proceedings in criminal, civil, family and juvenile court. (Judges rotate assignments to various courts.)

Holton Dimick serves as the Deputy City Attorney of the Criminal Division of the Minneapolis City Attorney's Office where she supervises attorneys, paralegals and support staff to ensure timely prosecution of crimes committed in Minneapolis. She also works as an adjunct professor for the Writing, Representation, Advice & Persuasion Program at William Mitchell College of Law. 

Holton Dimick previously served as an Assistant County Attorney with Hennepin County in its Adult Prosecution Violent Crimes Division. Prior to that, she served as the community prosecutor for the Fourth Police Precinct in North Minneapolis. She was also an associate attorney with Gray Plant Mooty and with Mackall, Crounse & Moore, PLC.  Holton Dimick earned a B.S. in Nursing from Alverno College, in 1981; and a J.D. from Marquette University Law School in 1991.

Additionally, Holton Dimick is a mentor with the University of Minnesota Law School’s mentorship program and is the Secretary of the Executive Committee of the DeLaSalle Board of Trustees.  She is a past member and chair of the Council on Black Minnesotans and was a member of the Minnesota Women Lawyers Board of Directors, Minnesota Bar Association Board of Directors and the Hennepin County Bar Association’s Fourth District Ethics Committee.  She resides in Minneapolis with her family.


Published Jun 6, 2012