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Martha Holton Dimick, Kathleen Sheehy and Edward Wahl were named to the Fourth Judicial District bench.

Dayton appoints three judges in Hennepin Co.

Martha Holton Dimick, Kathleen Sheehy, and Edward Wahl were appointed to the Fourth Judicial District bench, Gov. Mark Dayton announced today.

Holton Dimick serves as the Deputy City Attorney of the Criminal Division for the City of Minneapolis where she manages and supervises attorneys, paralegals and support staff to ensure prosecution of livability crimes against persons and property within the city. She also works as an adjunct professor for the Advice & Persuasion Program at William Mitchell College of Law. Holton Dimick previously served as an Assistant County Attorney with Hennepin County within its Adult Prosecution Violent Crimes Division. She was also an associate attorney with Gray Plant Mooty and with Mackall, Crounse & Moore, PLC. Ms. Holton Dimick earned a B.A. from Alverno College, in 1981; and a J.D. from Marquette University Law School in 1991.

Sheehy is an Administrative Law Judge at the Minnesota Office of Administrative Hearings where she conducts hearings and drafts reports in contested cases in all substantive areas. She also conducts mediations and rule hearings, and reviews rules proposed by state agencies. Prior to working at the Office of Administrative Hearings, Sheehy was an attorney at Dorsey & Whitney for 9 years, practicing within commercial, antitrust and employment litigation. She received her B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1978; and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1984.

Wahl is a partner with Faegre Baker Daniels in Minneapolis where he practices in financial and commercial litigation including matters involving financial institutions, fiduciary duties and fraud. Prior to this, he was a partner with Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP. Wahl provides pro bono representation on a regular basis by representing guardians ad litem, volunteering with Hennepin County’s LAP Clinic, and assisting various other individuals and organizations. He received his B.A. with honors from Northwestern University in 1978; his M.A. from the University of Virginia in 1980; and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1983.

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