Planned maintenance will take place from 10:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. on both Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20. During these times, and most court applications may be unavailable for up to 30 minutes. eFS will NOT be affected. Please plan ahead.
Judge Cynthia L. McCollum


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on Oct. 20, 2014. Elected in 2016.  Current term expires Jan. 2023.


J.D., William Mitchell College of Law

B.A., University of Minnesota

Past Employment:

Senior attorney, Hennepin County Public Defender’s Office

Adjunct professor of law, William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law

Lead Faculty and Co-Director, North Star Regional Trial Skills Program, National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Community Activities:

Former chair, Board of Directors, Minnetonka Anchor Club