Kathleen A. Blatz

Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient

Law School, April 27, 2000

Chief Justice Blatz received her bachelor's degree summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame; her master's degree in Social Work (1978); and her Juris Doctor degree (1984) from the University of Minnesota. She has a distinguished legal career as lawyer, legislator, judge, and justice. During her eight-term as a legislator in the Minnesota House of Representatives she was particularly concerned with the welfare of children. She has served on numerous state and civic organization boards and has won many awards and recognition for her leadership.

Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.