Edward Toussaint, Jr. is an American lawyer and judge from Minnesota. For 16 years, from 1995 until July 2011, he served as a judge on the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Judge Toussaint was appointed Chief Judge of the Minnesota Court of Appeals in 1995 by Minnesota Governor Arne Carlson. He held the position until October 2010, when he stepped down as Chief Judge to take a seat on the court as a sitting judge. He remained on the court until July 15, 2011, when he retired due to the state’s mandatory retirement age.
Judge Toussaint now serves as an adjunct professor of law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law where he teaches evidence. Before serving on the Court of Appeals, Toussaint served as a district judge in Hennepin County.