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Jennifer Frisch, Judge 2020-

Jennifer Frisch

Portrait Jennifer Frish

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Frisch was appointed to the Court of Appeals by Governor Tim Walz May 4, 2020

 

 

 

 

 

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed to the Court of Appeals on April 1, 2020, by Governor Tim Walz.
Appointed to District Court January 13, 2014, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2016.

Education:

B.A. Macalester College, magna cum laude
J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, cum laude

Employment History:

Senior Associate General Counsel, University of Minnesota
Attorney, Kelly & Berens, P.A. 

Advisory or Policy-Making Positions:

Member, Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee, Minnesota Rules of Civil Procedure
Member, Civil Litigation Council, Minnesota State Bar Association
Faculty, Judicial Trial Skills Program
Member, Judicial Trial Skills Program Re-design Committee
Member, New Judge Orientation Re-design Committee
Past Member, Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee, General Rules of Practice for District Courts
Past Member, Federal Practice Committee, United States District Court, District of Minnesota

Professional and Community Activities:

Supervising Judge, Mitchell Hamline School of Law Judicial Externship Program
Supervising Judge, University of Minnesota Law School Judicial Externship Program
Presiding Judge, Law in Practice Chambers Conference, University of Minnesota Law School
Volunteer, Minnesota High School Mock Trial
Volunteer, Ramsey County Bar Association Claire’s Court Program
Volunteer, Ramsey County Job Shadow Program
Volunteer, Neighborhood House Food Shelf

Academic Positions:

Moot Court Instructor, University of Minnesota Law School
Legal Writing Instructor, University of Minnesota Law School
Adjunct Professor of Law, William Mitchell College of Law