Judge Nelson L. Peralta


Appointed Oct. 2, 2017, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025.


J.D., University of Michigan
B.A., University of Michigan

Past Employment:

  • Solo practitioner, Peralta Law Firm
  • Founding shareholder, Peralta & Peralta, Ltd.
  • Associate attorney, Capistrant & Associates, P.A.
  • Associate attorney, Livgard & Rabuse, P.L.L.P.
  • Associate attorney, Peterson Fishman, Livgard & Capistrant, P.L.L.P.

Committee activities:

  • Member, Equal Justice Committee, Hennepin County District Court

Professional Memberships:

  • Member and past president, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association
  • Former board member, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education
  • Former member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Former board member, Collaborative Community Law Initiative