State Courts Limit In-Person Activity in Court Facilities Due to COVID-19 Spike.

The response to COVID-19 has impacted access to courthouses and may change the way cases are handled.
Learn more »
Judge Susan M. Robiner

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-2040

Email
Chambers Phone: (612) 348-8284
Reporter: (612) 596-2870 – for transcript requests only
Law Clerk: (612) 596-8820
Judicial Clerk: (612) 348-4371

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Susan M. Robiner

Appointed/Elected:

Appointed on Sept. 5, 2006. Elected in 2008 and 2014. Her current term expires in January 2021.

Education:

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (Washington, D.C.), 1985

B.A., Carleton College, magna cum laude, 1981

Member, Phi Beta Kappa

Employment:

Attorney and Shareholder, Leonard, Street and Deinard Minneapolis, 1993-2000 and 2001-2006

Associate Attorney, Leonard, Street and Deinard Minneapolis, 1985-1993

Attorney and Partner, Sprenger and Lang law firm, 2000-2001

Adjunct Professor, University of St. Thomas School of Law, 2004-2006

Professional Memberships:

Hennepin County Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Minnesota Women Lawyers

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Minnesota Justice Foundation

Equal Justice Foundation

Additional Information:

Admissions
Minnesota Supreme Court, October 1985
United States District Court, District of Minnesota, February 1986
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, October 1989

Assignment History
Civil/Criminal, 1/3/2012-Present
Criminal (Domestic Violence), 11/2010-12/2011
Family, 12/2007-10/2010
Criminal, 2006-11/2007

Civil Practice Pointers & Preferences