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Judge Jill Eichenwald


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on November 13, 2015. Elected in 2018. Current term expires January 2025.


J.D., Hamline University School of Law
B.A., College of St. Scholastica 

Past Employment:

  • Managing Attorney, Sixth Judicial District Public Defender’s Office
  • Assistant Public Defender, Sixth Judicial District
  • Adjunct instructor, College of St. Scholastica
  • Solo practitioner, Eichenwald Law Office

Professional Memberships:

  • Current:
    • Chair, Sixth Judicial District Equal Justice Committee
    • Member, Judicial Officer Technology Advisory Team
    • Member, Committee for Equality and Justice
    • Member, National Association of Drug Court Professionals
    • Presiding Judge, South St. Louis County Drug Court
    • Member, Justice Involved Medication-Assisted Treatment/Recovery Stakeholder Group
    • Member, Justice Involved Females Group
    • Faculty, Judicial Trial Skills Training
  • Past:
    • Trainer, Head of the Lakes Crisis Intervention Training Collaborative
    • Member, South St. Louis County DWI Court Team

Community Activities:

  • Current:
    • Member, Temple Israel Board of Trustees
    • Member, Temple Israel Social Action Committee
    • Member, Park Point Art Fair Planning Committee
    • Volunteer, Duluth Playhouse NorShor Theater
  • Past:
    • Secretary, Board of Directors, Center City Housing
    • Vice Chair, North Shore Community School Board
    • Co-President, Twin Ports Mothers of Multiples