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Judge Edward T. Wahl

Hennepin County

Family Justice Center
Phone: (612)348-6734

Chambers Phone: 612-348-0890

Chambers Email: Email Chambers Staff


Appointed May 30, 2012, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2014. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


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

M.A., University of Virginia, 1980

B.A. with honors, Northwestern University, 1978


Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels

Partner, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP

Professional and Community Activities:

Volunteer, Hennepin County’s LAP Clinic

Member, Minnesota Private College Council’s board and executive committee

Board member, Urban Debate League, a non-profit dedicated to returning interscholastic debate to urban schools in the Twin Cities

Steering committee for the YWCA’s annual program, It’s Time to Talk About Race

Former chair, Nominations Committee, Hennepin County Bar Association


Family, 12/30/13-Present