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Judge Elizabeth V. Cutter

Hennepin County

Hennepin County Courthouse
Phone: (612)348-2040

Chambers Phone: 612-348-6951

Chambers Email: Email Chambers Staff


Elected Nov. 2012. Current term expires Jan. 2019.


William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1980

University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Arts, 1974; Master of Arts, 1992


Minnesota District Court Judge, Jan. 2013-present

Senior Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, 2005-2012

Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, 1988-2005

Special Assistant Attorney General, 1980-1987

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota Women Lawyers

American Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional and Community Activities/Other Information:

President, Minnesota Women Lawyers, 2010-2011

Former Member, Board of Directors, Minnesota Women Lawyers

Interact Center for the Arts

Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association

Minnesota Swimming, 1987-2012

Former member, Minnesota State Institutional Review Board, 1992-2004

Former member, Bar Association District Ethics Committees for Hennepin and Ramsey counties

Former member, Hennepin County Bar Association Nominating Committee, 2004-2012

Minnesota State Bar Association Mock Trial judge and former coach, 2001-present

McGee Moot Court Judge, 2003-present

Former member, Family Violence Coordinating Council, Domestic Violence Steering Committee, and Fatality Review Team, 2006-2012

2011 Minnesota Lawyer Attorney of the Year

Bush Leadership Fellow, 1991-1992

Mentor, Minnesota Women Lawyers and St. Thomas School of Law, 2005-present