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Gov. Walz reappoints the Hon. Jane N. Bowman to the Minnesota Tax Court


December 16, 2022

Contact: Claire Lancaster



Governor Walz Reappoints the Honorable Jane N. Bowman to the Minnesota Tax Court 


[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced the reappointment of the Honorable Jane N. Bowman as a Judge of the Minnesota Tax Court for a six-year term.  

“It is my privilege to reappoint Chief Judge Bowman to the Minnesota Tax Court,” said Governor Walz. “She is a thoughtful and effective leader who has demonstrated dedication to the equitable administration of justice. I look forward to her continued service in this important position.”

“Chief Judge Bowman is a true public servant who has dedicated her career to ensuring our laws are administered fairly,” said Lieutenant Governor Flanagan. “She will be a tremendous asset on this court for years to come, and I applaud her reappointment.”

The Honorable Jane Bowman serves as the Chief Judge of the Minnesota Tax Court. Governor Walz initially appointed her to the tax court in 2019, and she became Chief Judge in 2022. Before joining the tax court, she was an assistant Hennepin County attorney, specializing in civil practice and representing assessors in defense of property values in tax court and the Hennepin County Public Works Department in eminent domain proceedings. Chief Judge Bowman is a member of the Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure and the author of various publications on foreclosure legal defenses. She earned her B.A. from Macalester College and her J.D. from William Mitchell College of Law. 

The Minnesota Tax Court is an executive branch court established by the Minnesota Legislature to hear and consider tax-related cases.

For more information about the judicial selection process, please visit the Governor’s Judicial Appointments webpage

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