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.
Referee James Street

Ramsey County Courthouse
Second Judicial District
(651) 266-8266

Chambers Phone: 651-266-2859

Second Judicial District Judicial Officers

Referee James Street


January 3, 2011
Family/Domestic Abuse/Juvenile/Housing


J.D. University of Denver College of Law, Denver, Colorado, 1986
B.A. Macalester College, 1983

Bar Admissions:

Supreme Court of Minnesota, 1990
Colorado, 1986-2000
New York, 1987-1990
United States District Court, 1991-2008
Mdewakanton Sioux Tribal Court, 2007
Winnebago Tribal Court, 2009

Legal Employment:

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (Supervising Attorney Family Law Unit, St. Paul, 1995-2010; and Managing Attorney, Prior Lake Office, 1990-1995)
Queens Legal Services, 1987-1990
Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Denver, 1986-1987

Professional Activities

State Alternative Dispute Resolution Board, Member, 2015-present
State Early Case Management Advisory Committee, Member, 2011-2014
State Supervised Parenting Time Standards Workgroup, Member, 2013-2014
Ramsey County Early Case Management Advisory Committee, Co-Chair, 2011-present; Member, 2009-present
Joint Physical Custody Study Group, Member, 2008
Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member
Ramsey County Bar Association, Member
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member