judge-neilson.jpg Barbara L. Neilson
Administrative Law Judge

Contact Information
(651) 361-7900
barbara.neilson@state.mn.us

Judge Neilson’s Legal Assistant, Kendra McCausland, may be reached at (651) 361-7870, via email at kendra.mccausland@state.mn.us or via facsimile at (651) 539-0300.

EDUCATION 

  • Juris Doctorate, cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 1978
  • Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, St. Cloud State University, Honors Program, 1975

PRIOR EMPLOYMENT 

  • Adjunct Professor, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, 2012 to Present
  • Private Practice of Law, Moore, Costello & Hart, St. Paul, MN, 1987-1989
  • Private Practice of Law, Isham, Lincoln & Beale, Chicago, IL, 1984-1987
  • Private Practice of Law, McGuiness & Williams, Washington, D.C., 1981-1984
  • Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, D.C., 1979-1981
  • Private Practice of Law, Moore, Costello & Hart, St. Paul, MN, 1978-1979

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 

  • Administrative Law Section, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Public Law Section, Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Bar Association

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice