Judge Minot was appointed to the La Plata County Court bench in March 1995. Prior to her appointment, she served as a part-time County Court Magistrate and was in private practice in Durango, Colorado.
Judge Minot enjoys the fast paced schedule which is a fact of life in County Court. Although she is required to work an occasional weekend to keep up, she is perceived to complete the work required in the court diligently and on schedule.
Judge Minot participates in numerous volunteer activities in her community. Specifically, she is active in the local school system in familiarizing students with the court system by means of mock trials and other learning experiences.