N E W S R E L E A S E
May 23, 2011
Wade Backstrom, County Attorney’s Office
St. Louis County Courthouse
Duluth, MN 218-726-2323
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
St. Louis County Attorney Mark S. Rubin Receives Prestigious
“Julius Gernes Prosecutor Award of Excellence” for 2011
On Friday May 20, 2011, St. Louis County Attorney Mark S. Rubin was presented the 2011 Julius Gernes Prosecutor Award of Excellence. The award ceremony was held at Hamline University, Klaus Center, in St. Paul, MN. Mr. Rubin was selected by the Minnesota State Bar Association Public Law Executive Council from a group of nominated attorneys.
According to the Minnesota State Bar Association, the prestigious Julius Gernes award is intended to recognize the exemplary work and dedication of an outstanding prosecutor working at the federal, state, or local level. Prior to being elected as the St. Louis County Attorney in 2010, Rubin was a county prosecutor for over 30 years. The award recognizes excellence in leadership and the commitment to public service.
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