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Lucinda E. Jesson, Judge, 2016-

Lucinda E. Jesson

Lucinda E. Jesson Portrait
 
 

Judge Lucinda E. Jesson was appointed to the Minnesota Court of Appeals by Governor Mark Dayton on January 4, 2016.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Appointed/Elected: 

Appointed Jan. 4, 2016, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025.

Education:

Juris Doctor, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Bachelor of Arts, University of Arkansas

Past Employment:

  • Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Services
  • Associate Professor of Law and Director of Health Law Institute, Hamline University
  • Chief Deputy County Attorney, Hennepin County Attorney’s Office
  • Deputy Attorney General, Minnesota Attorney General’s Office
  • Partner; Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP (now Fox Rothschild)
  • Shareholder, Jesson & Pust PA 

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Minnesota Judicial Council
  • Vice chair, Board of Directors, Lutheran Social Services
  • Board of Directors, Interfaith Action of Greater St. Paul
  • Board of Directors, Close Gaps by 5
  • Co-chair, Minnesota Tribal Court / State Court Forum
  • Governing Council, Minnesota State Bar Association's Appellate Law Section
  • Tutor, Reading Partners