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Lucinda Jesson joined Hamline University School of Law in 2006 as an associate professor of law and director of the Health Law Institute. She teaches Health Law Organizations and Finance; Comparative Health Law; Food and Drug Law; Public Health Law Health Law Survey; Introduction to Health Care Compliance; and Health Law Through Literature. In private practice, before joining Hamline University School of Law, Professor Jesson represented individuals, hospitals, clinics and health care professionals through her practice, Jesson & Pust, P.A. Jesson also served as a frequent arbitrator and hearing officer in health care disputes. Prior to the start of Jesson & Pust, she served as Chief Deputy Hennepin County Attorney (1999-2000), Minnesota Deputy Attorney General responsible for Health and Licensing (1993-1998) and as a partner with the law firm of Oppenheimer Wolff and Donnelly LLP (1983-1993).
Selected as a "Super Lawyer," a "Top 40" Health Lawyer, and a "Top 40 ADR Super Lawyer" by Minnesota Law and Politics while in practice, Jesson is a frequent speaker to the Bench and Bar on health, employment and professional ethics. Her scholarship, service, and presentations focus on government regulatory policies and health care reform. Prior to joining Hamline, Jesson served as an adjunct professor of Health Law at William Mitchell College of Law and the University of St. Thomas Business School. She also has taught trial practice at Bahcesehir University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Her recent significant professional activities include serving on the Board of Directors of Stratis Health (2009-present); member of the United Way of Twin Cities Health and Independence Committe (2009-present); chairing the United States Attorney Advisory Committee to Senator Klobuchar (2009); chairing the MSBA Professional Rules Committee (2005-2008); serving as Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Program Chair and Governing Council member of the MSBA Health Law Section (2003-2005, 2008, 2009); serving on the Minnesota Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Judicial Rules (2008); and Child Support (1999-2000); and the Board of Directors of the Minnesota County Attorneys Association (1999-2000); and working as a volunteer mediator for the Minnesota Department of Human Rights (2001-2005) and a volunteer attorney for the Ramsey County Guardian Ad Litem program (2001-2005).
Jesson earned her BA from the University of Arkansas and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1983. She was a Harry S. Truman Scholar and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.