Judge Luis A. Bartolomei

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

Chambers Phone: (612) 348-6280
Reporter: (612) 596-2870 – for transcript requests only
Law Clerk: (612) 348-6330
Judicial Clerk: (612) 348-6289

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Luis A. Bartolomei


Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton on Jan. 9, 2012. Elected in 2014 and 2020. Current term expires Jan. 2027.


J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, 1994

B.A., University of Minnesota, 1991


University of Minnesota Office of Student Affairs, Office of Student Legal Service, 2001-2012

Hamline University adjunct faculty, 2006-2011

William Mitchell College of Law adjunct faculty, 2001-2006

James C. Selmer and Associates, PA, 1999-2001

Tenth District Public Defender, 1997-1999

Third District Public Defender, 1994-1997

Professional/Community Activities:

American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2001-2012

Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association

National Hispanic Bar Association

National Legal Aid and Defenders Association, Student Legal Services division, 2001-2012

  • National conference presenter, 2003, 2009, 2011, 2014

Edina Human Rights and Relations Commission, Commissioner and Chair, 2007-2010

Chicano Latino Affairs Council, Board Member and Interim Executive Director, 2002-2006

Church of Saint Patrick Adult Choir member


Criminal, July 31, 2017-Present
Juvenile, July 28, 2014-July 30, 2017
Criminal, January 2012-July 2014