Judge Lipman Eric L. Lipman
Administrative Law Judge

Contact Information
(651) 361-7900

Judge Lipman was appointed as an Administrative Law Judge in 2006. Judge Lipman welcomes the opportunity to use his scheduling powers to assist parties to efficiently present and resolve disputes.

Parties appearing before Judge Lipman are encouraged to contact him directly at eric.lipman@state.mn.us.

Judge Lipman’s Legal Assistant, Katie Lin, may be reached at (651) 361-7911, via email at katie.lin@state.mn.us or via facsimile at (651) 539-0300.


  • Juris Doctorate, George Washington University National Law Center, 1989 
  • Bachelor of Arts, Union College, 1986


  • State Sex Offender Policy Coordinator, Office of Governor Pawlenty, 2004-2006
  • Acting General Counsel to the Governor, Office of Governor Pawlenty, 2005
  • State Representative, Minnesota House of Representatives, 2001-2004
  • Private Practice of Law, 2000-2004
  • Deputy Secretary of State, Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State, 1999-2000 
  • Research Consultant, Minnesota House of Representatives,1997-1998
  • Political Director, Rod Grams for U.S. Senate,1996-1997
  • Legislative Assistant, Minnesota House of Representatives, 1996
  • Private Practice of Law, 1990-1995 
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Christine Odell Cook Miller, United States Claims Court, 1989-1990


  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Administrative Law Section, Section Council Member, 2006-2011
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Administrative Law Section, Chairman, 2009-2010
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section, Section Council Member, 2005-2007 
  • Inter-Agency Rules Group, Co-Chairman, Planning Committee, 11th Annual Rulemaking Seminar
  • Minnesota Citizens Commission for the Preservation of an Impartial Judiciary (also known as the "Quie Commission"), Commission Member