Judge Nelson Peralta

Hennepin County Courthouse
Fourth Judicial District
(612) 348-6000

Law Clerk: (612) 348-2371
Judicial Clerk: (612) 348-2380

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge Nelson Peralta


Appointed Oct. 2, 2017, by Governor Mark Dayton. Elected in 2018. Current term expires Jan. 2025.


J.D., University of Michigan
B.A., University of Michigan

Past Employment:

  • Solo practitioner, Peralta Law Firm
  • Founding shareholder, Peralta & Peralta, Ltd.
  • Associate attorney, Capistrant & Associates, P.A.
  • Associate attorney, Livgard & Rabuse, P.L.L.P.
  • Associate attorney, Peterson Fishman, Livgard & Capistrant, P.L.L.P.

Committee activities:

  • Member, Equal Justice Committee, Hennepin County District Court

Professional Memberships:

  • Member and past president, Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association
  • Former board member, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education
  • Former member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Former board member, Collaborative Community Law Initiative