Judge Helen R. Brosnahan


Appointed on Feb 14, 2022, by Governor Tim Walz. Current term expires Jan. 2025.


J.D., University of Minnesota Law School
​B.A., Smith College

Past Employment:

Assistant Dakota County Attorney, Civil Division
Assistant Dakota County Attorney, Criminal Division
Attorney, LeVander, Gillen & Miller, P.A.
Assistant Olmsted County Attorney
Law clerk, Honorable Robert F. Carolan

Professional Memberships and Activities:

  • Member, Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Criminal Procedure
  • Various leadership roles, Minnesota Women Lawyers 
  • Judge. William McGee National Civil Rights Moot Court Competition
  • Judge, Minnesota State Bar Association Moot Court Competition