Judge Dannia L. Edwards

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed by Governor Tim Walz on Oct. 4, 2019. Current term expires Jan. 2021.


Education:

JD, The Ohio State University College of Law
MBA, Wayne State University
BA, Albion College


Past Employment:

  • Assistant Public Defender, First Judicial District Public Defender’s Office
  • Assistant Public Defender, Third Judicial District Public Defender’s Office
  • Contract attorney; Milberg, Weiss via Esquire Group
  • Senior associate, Hassan & Reed, Ltd.
  • Trial attorney, Legal Rights Center
  • Associate, several law firms
  • Tax Associate, Coopers & Lybrand

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Faculty, National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • Adjunct Professor, Mitchell Hamline School of Law
  • State Legal Representative, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Multiple roles, Mt. Olivet M.B. Church
  • Mentor, Family Improvement Network Mentor Program