February 2017

Retirement: Judge Janie S. Mayeron

U.S. Magistrate Judge Janie S. Mayeron of the District of Minnesota retired on February 6, 2017. She was appointed to the Court on February 7, 2003, to succeed Judge John M. Mason.
Judge Mayeron was born in Minneapolis in 1951. She received her undergraduate degree, with honors, from the University of Minnesota in 1973 and her law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1976. Prior to her appointment to the federal bench, she was a shareholder in the firm Leonard, Street and Deinard, where she focused on employment law and civil litigation.
While a litigator, she also maintained a mediation practice and was a member of the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution (formerly the Center for Public Resolution). In addition, she wrote and spoke nationally on employment law, products liability, trial practice, and alternative dispute resolution.
Judge Mayeron served on several Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committees and chaired the Minnesota State Bar Associationís Section on Litigation and Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution. She was an appointee to the University of Minnesota Law School Board of Visitors and received an Alumni Service Award from the University of Minnesota in 1995.
Congratulations, Judge Mayeron!