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Judge M. Jacqueline Regis


Hennepin County

Family Justice Center
Phone: (612)348-6734

Chambers Phone: (612) 348-6683

Chambers Email: Email Chambers Staff

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed to the Hennepin County District Court by Governor Mark Dayton, effective June 16, 2011.
Elected in 2012. Current term expires Jan. 2019.

Education:                         

J.D., Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA, 1980

Principia College, Elsah, IL, 1975

Employment:

UnitedHealth Group, Inc., Legal Department, 2005-2011

  • Senior Associate General Counsel, Medicare and Retirement, 2007-2011
  • Director, Ethics and Integrity, 2005-2007

St. Paul Travelers Insurance Companies, Legal Department, 1996-2005         

  • Second Vice President and Senior Corp. Counsel, 2001-2005
  • Senior Associate General Counsel, 1996-2001

Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, 1985-1996

Staff Attorney/Hearing Officer, Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission, 1981-1983

Judicial Law Clerk, Commonwealth of Massachusetts/Superior Court, 1980-1981

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association, since 1999

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers Association

Professional and Community Activities:

Board member, Minneapolis/St. Paul Alliance Francaise, 2011

Board Member, Legal Aid Society of Minneapolis, 2009-2011

Board Member, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, 2004-present

Co-Chair, Minnesota State Bar Association and Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers Haiti Earthquake Relief Fund Committee, 2010

Commissioner, American Bar Association, Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, 2002-2005

Co-Chair, ABA Judicial Clerkship Program, 2004-2005

Minnesota State Bar Association Governing Council, 2002-2005

Hennepin County Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates, 1999-2003

Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee to Review the Code of Judicial Conduct and the Rules of the Board on Judicial Standards, 2003-2004

Judicial Merit Selection Committee, Minnesota Federal District Court, 2001

President, Minnesota Women Lawyers, 2000-2001

Board member, Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Orchestra, 1997-2000

Co-Chair, Minnesota State Bar Association Women in the Legal Profession Task Force, 1996-1997

Member, Minneapolis Chapter of Jack and Jill, 1990-present

Volunteer Translator (French-English or English-French) for a non-profit organization operating a children’s Clinique in rural Haiti

Teaching:

Adjunct Professor of Law, William Mitchell College of Law, 1991-1996

Awards/Achievements:

A Minnesota Lawyer of the Year Award, 2001

International Immigrant Citizen Achievement Award, International Institute, 2004

American Bar Association Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity Award for Dedicated Services as Judicial Clerkship Program Co-Chair, American Bar Association, 2005

Assignments:

Family, July 2012-Present

Criminal, August 2011-June 2012