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Lucinda E. Jesson

Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton to the Minnesota Court of Appeals on January 4, 2016. Elected in 2018. Current term expires January 2025.   
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School
B.A., University of Arkansas
Past Employment:
Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Human Services, 2011-2015
Associate Professor of Law, Hamline University
Partner; Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly, LLP
Chief Deputy County Attorney, Hennepin County Attorney's Office
Deputy Attorney General, Minnesota Attorney General's Office
Shareholder, Jesson & Pust PA
Professional and Community Activities:
Executive committee, Olmstead Subcabinet
Co-chair, Minnesota Interagency Council on Homelessness
Co-chair, Task Force on Health Care Financing
Former co-chair, Governor's Task Force on Child Protection
Former co-chair, Children's Justice Initiative
Lucinda E. Jesson Portrait
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