Thomas Haluska, an assistant Anoka County Attorney, has been named a judge on the Minnesota Tax Court by Gov. Mark Dayton.
“Minnesota’s Tax Court requires a judge with strong moral character and an exemplary work ethic,” said Dayton.
“I believe Mr. Thomas Haluska will be that judge. Mr. Haluska’s extensive knowledge of the law, strong reputation in the legal community and successful legal career have prepared him well for success in this important position.”
Haluska currently serves as an assistant Anoka County Attorney in the civil division, where he acts as the primary counsel for real estate tax appeals and represents the county in torts litigation, labor relations and contract disputes.
He has been with the Anoka County Attorney’s Office since 1979.
From 1969 to 1972, Haluska served in the United States Navy. He received his bachelor of arts and law degrees from the University of Minnesota.
The Minnesota Tax Court is an executive branch court established by the Minnesota Legislature to hear and consider tax-related cases.