Judge Kathleen Sanberg of the Minnesota Tax Court has been appointed to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court effective Aug. 14. She was present at a meeting of the Amicus Society, a newly organized group to promote awareness of
judicial branch financial concerns, when past MSBA Presdent Brent Routman introduced her as the new bankruptcy court judge.
Sanberg replaces Judge Robert Kressel who is retired and is on recall status.
Sanberg earned her Juris Doctorate degree cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1982, where she was a member of the Minnesota Law Review, and her Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Minnesota in 1979.
Appointed to the Tax Court in February 2001, she was a partner in the Minneapolis law firm Faegre and Benson practicing in the areas of financial institutions, loan workout and bankruptcy. She had been an attorney with the firm since 1990.