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 Bridget Ann Sullivan

Family Justice Center
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-6734
Chambers Phone: (612) 596-1481
Reporter: (612) 596-2870 – for transcript requests only
Law Clerk: (612) 596-1481

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Bridget Ann Sullivan


Elected in 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


J.D. with honors, University of Minnesota Law School, 1995

Graduate Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, 1989-1992

B.A. with honors, University of Notre Dame, 1985

Past Employment:

Senior Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, Minnesota Department of Transportation, 2013-2014

Private practice, 1997-2013

Law clerk, U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Franklin L. Noel, 1995-1997

U.S Environmental Protection Agency, 1989-1992

Judicial Assignments:

Family, 10/30/17 - Present

Civil and Criminal, 2/1/16 - 10/27/17

Criminal, 1/15 – 1/31/16