Washington, MN – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar today made the following statement after Governor Dayton announced that he has chosen former U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, David Lillehaug, to serve on the Minnesota Supreme Court.

“David Lillehaug is an excellent choice for the Minnesota Supreme Court. As the former U.S. Attorney for Minnesota as well as a lawyer in a major law firm, David has vast experience with civil cases as well as criminal. The Governor is putting someone on the Court who cares about the law, justice and the people of our state.”