Minnesota State Law Library
Helen M. Meyer was born February 24, 1954 in St. Joseph, Minnesota. She attended the University of Minnesota, where she received a B.S. in 1976 and William Mitchell College of Law where she received a J.D. in 1983.
Meyer began her legal career in 1982 at the Minneapolis firm of Schwebel, Goetz, Sieben and Hanson where she worked until 1987.
In 1987, she partnered with Fred Pritzker to form the Pritzker and Meyer law firm in Minneapolis, where she practiced until 1996 when she formed her own firm, Meyer and Associates in St. Louis Park.
Meyer was appointed Associate Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court by Governor Jesse Ventura in 2002. She retired from the Court in 2012 and spent the following year as Distinguished Jurist in Residence at William Mitchell College of Law. In 2014, Meyer joined the Minneapolis law firm, Briggs and Morgan where she practiced until her retirement in October 2018.
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