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John C. Lindstrom

Mediator / Arbitrator

Location: Eden Prairie, MN
Phone: 952-767-0167
877-237-0167
Fax: 952-767-0171
Email: Email Me
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John C. Lindstrom was most recently a Minnesota District Court Judge for the Eighth Judicial District from July 1976 to August 2005. From January 1973 to June 1976 he was a Minnesota State Representative and prior to that, engaged in the private practice of law for over nine years.

  • Minnesota District Court Judges Association President (1985-1986)
  • Member, Board of Directors of Minnesota District Court Judges Association
  • Past Chair of Legislation and Law Improvement Committee of the Minnesota District Court Judges Association
  • Member of Civil Jury Instruction Guide Committee of the Minnesota District Court Judges Association
  • Member of Minnesota and American Bar Associations
  • Member of Minnesota Supreme Court Gender Fairness Task Force
  • Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of Minnesota General Rules of Practice
  • Awarded Distinguished Service Award by the Minnesota District Judges Association
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Hearing Referee for Minnesota Lawyers’ Professional Responsibility Board
  • Member of the National State Trial Judges Association
  • Faculty, Minnesota Judicial Orientation Program
  • American Bar Association Fellow
  • Willmar Rotary Club: Paul Harris Fellow
  • Saint John’s University Presidential Citation.

 

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1966

 

Education

  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1966
  • St John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1963
    • Major: History

 

Published Works

  • Stein on Probate, Mason/Butterworth, Attorney Fees Chapter, 1976
  • Doing Justice – Book Review – Minnesota Bench and Bar, April, 1990

 

Classes/Seminars

  • Managing Trials, Minnesota Judicial Orientation, 1990 – Present
  • Criminal Evidence and Procedure, Willmar Community College, 1980 – 1986

 

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award, Minnesota District Judges Association, 1984
  • Presidential Citation, St. John’s University, 1996
  • Paul Harris Fellow – Rotary International

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Willmar Noon Kiwanis, President, 1995
  • Minnesota District Judges Association, Member
  • Minnesota District Judges Association, President, 1985 – 1986
  • Minnesota Supreme Court A.D.R. Committee, Member
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Gender Fairness Committee, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Conference of State Trial Judges, Member
  • National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Member
  • Minnesota District Court Judges Association, Member
  • Minnesota District Court Judges Association, Board of Directors
  • Minnesota District Court Judges Association, Past Chair
  • Minnesota Bar Associations, Member
  • American Bar Associations, Member
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Gender Fairness Task Force, Member
  • National State Trial Judges Association, Member
  • Minnesota Judicial Orientation Program, Faculty
  • Minnesota District Court Judges Association, President , 1985 – 1986
  • Civil Jury Instruction Guide Committee of the Minnesota District Court Judges Association, Member

 

Past Employment Positions

  • Minnesota House of Representatives, Member, 1972 – 1976
  • Minnesota House of Representatives, Assistant Majority Leader, 1975 – 1976
  • Schmidt, Thompson, Lindstrom, & Thompson, 1967 – 1976