City Council

Ward 8 - Elizabeth Glidden

350 S. 5th St., Room 307
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2208
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City Council – Ward 8

Elizabeth Glidden

Background

First Elected - November 2005

Career:

  • Attorney representing individuals in employment and civil rights cases, Hedin Goldberg & Glidden (1994-2005);
  • Legal writing instructor, University of Minnesota School of Law (1996-98);
  • Volunteer attorney, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights (1996 - 2005);
  • Minnesota Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association (1994-present) and President (2002-03);
  • Amicus Advisory Panel, National Employment Lawyers Association (2000-05)
  • American Marshall Memorial Fellow, German Marshall Fund (2004).

Community Service:

  • Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis violinist (1994 - present) and President (2000-2002);
  • Hennepin History Museum, Vice-President (2003-05);
  • Advisor and volunteer, Interfaith Center for Worker Justice (2003-04);
  • Somalian Women's Association, Secretary (1999-2002).

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, English and Government & Int'l Affairs, Augustana College (1990);
  • Juris doctor, University of Iowa College of Law (1993);
  • Master of Public Affairs, Humphrey Institute, University of Minnesota (2004).

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011