Judge John Lucas

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

Chambers Phone: 612-543-2856

Fourth Judicial District Judicial Officers

Judge John Lucas


Appointed August 18, 2022, by Governor Tim Walz. Current term expires December 31, 2024.


William Mitchell College of Law, JD, 1988
University of Minnesota, BA, 1984


Assistant Public Defender, Hennepin County, 1996-2023
Private Law Practice, 2000-2023
Assistant Public Defender, Boulder, CO, 1988-1995

Professional Memberships: 

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers