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Judge Edward T. Wahl

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-2040

4thJudgeWahlChambers@courts.state.mn.us
Chambers Phone: (612) 348-0890
Reporter: (612) 596-2870 – for transcript requests only
Law Clerk: (612) 348-0896
Judicial Clerk: (612) 348-0897

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Edward T. Wahl

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed July 16, 2012, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.

Education:

J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 1983

M.A., University of Virginia, 1980

B.A. with honors, Northwestern University, 1978

Employment:

  • Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels
  • Partner, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP
  • Associate, Morrison & Foerster

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Member, Minnesota Private College Council’s Board and Executive Committee
  • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) Council and Assembly
  • Member, Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution Ethics Board
  • Member and Secretary, MSBA Civil Litigation Governing Council
  • Member, Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education
  • Member and Treasurer, Minnesota State Chess Association
  • Instructor, University of St. Thomas Law School, National Judicial College, Minnesota Continuing Judicial Education programs and Minnesota Continuing Legal Education programs

Assignments:

Civil and Criminal, 10/30/17-Present

Family, 12/30/13-Present

Civil Practice Pointers & Preferences