BA, Lawrence University (1967)
JD, University of Minnesota Law School (1970)
MA, University of St. Thomas (1985)
Charles A. Porter is a senior judge of the Minnesota Fourth Judicial District in Hennepin County, Minnesota. He was appointed to this court in 1982 and was elected to full terms in 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002 and 2008. He retired on August 8, 2011 and assumed senior status on August 9, 2011. He has been appointed and assigned to serve Minnesota statewide as Senior Judge from July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015.
Judge Porter is a member of the Hamline University School of Law adjunct faculty.