Gavel Image John Ellefson 
Compensation Judge

Contact Information
(651) 361-7858
john.ellefson@state.mn.usus

Judge Ellefson was appointed as a Compensation Judge in December of 1992.

Judge Ellefson may be contacted at (651) 361-7858 or john.ellefson@state.mn.us. Judge Ellefson’s Legal Assistant, Judy Keller, can be reached at (651) 361-7886 or via facsimile at (651) 361-7936.

EDUCATION 

  • Juris Doctorate, cum laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 1967
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, 1964

PRIOR EMPLOYMENY

  • Stock Broker, Private Practice, 1983-1991 
  • Director, Tax Study Commission, Minnesota Legislature, 1980-1982 
  • Attorney, Private Practice of Law, Davis, Graham & Stubbs, Denver, Colorado, 1977-1980 
  • Senate Counsel, Minnesota Legislature, 1971-1977 
  • Volunteer, United States Peace Corps, 1969-1970 
  • Committee Counsel, Minnesota House of Representatives, 1968-1969

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