William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 1982

University of Minnesota, B.A. 1976

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Helen Meyer is a member of the Business Litigation section and the Appellate and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practice groups. In her practice, she trains and mentors younger attorneys, assists in client development, consults with attorneys on appellate matters and offers alternative dispute resolution services. Helen has earned both state and national certification as a civil trial specialist.

Helen served as Associate Supreme Court Justice for the Minnesota Supreme Court from 2002-2012. After resigning from the court, she joined William Mitchell College of Law as a distinguished jurist-in-residence. Prior to joining the court, Helen worked for twenty years as a civil litigator and mediator and she established her own law firm. 

Honors & Awards

  • Rosalie E. Wahl Justice for Children Award, Children’s Law Center, 2012
  • Distinguished Jurist Award, Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers
  • Outstanding Service to the Profession Award, Minnesota Lawyer
  • University of Minnesota’s Outstanding Achievement Award, 2017

Professional Affiliations

William Mitchell College of Law

  • Board of Trustees, Member
  • Child Protection Clinic, Chair, Advisory Board

Minnesota Women Lawyers

  • Advisory Board Member

Minnesota State Bar Association

  • Task Force on the Future of Legal Education, Co-Chair

Minnesota State Board of Legal Certification, Former Board Member

Minnesota Association for Justice, Former Board Member

Governor Ventura’s Judicial Merit Selection Commission

Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers, Former Dean