Senior Judge Elizabeth V. Cutter
Senior Judge Elizabeth V. Cutter

Appointed/Elected:

Elected Nov. 2012 and 2018. Retired on Mar. 4, 2022. Appointed and assigned to serve statewide as Senior Judge from June 6, 2022, to June 30, 2023.

Education:

William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1980
University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Arts, 1974; Master of Arts, 1992

Employment:

Minnesota District Court Judge, Jan. 2013-Mar. 4, 2022
Senior Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, 2005-2012
Assistant Hennepin County Attorney, 1988-2005
Special Assistant Attorney General, 1980-1987

Professional Memberships:

Minnesota Women Lawyers
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional and Community Activities/Other Information:

  • President, Minnesota Women Lawyers, 2010-2011
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Interact Center for the Arts
  • Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association
  • Minnesota Swimming, 1987-2012
  • Former member, Minnesota State Institutional Review Board, 1992-2004
  • Former member, Bar Association District Ethics Committees for Hennepin and Ramsey counties
  • Former member, Hennepin County Bar Association Nominating Committee, 2004-2012
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Mock Trial judge and former coach, 2001-present
  • McGee Moot Court Judge, 2003-present
  • Former member, Family Violence Coordinating Council, Domestic Violence Steering Committee, and Fatality Review Team, 2006-2012
  • 2011 Minnesota Lawyer Attorney of the Year
  • Bush Leadership Fellow, 1991-1992
  • Mentor, Minnesota Women Lawyers and St. Thomas School of Law, 2005-present

Assignment:

Family, June 10, 2019 - Mar. 4, 2022
Probate/Mental Health, July 1, 2016 – June 7, 2019

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