Legal Director, ACLU of Minnesota
Teresa Nelson is Legal Director of the ACLU of Minnesota where she leads the organization’s constitutional law litigation program and engages in non-litigation legal advocacy to advance civil liberties in Minnesota. Nelson is a 1996 graduate of Hamline University School of Law. She has been with the ACLU-MN since 1996, having previously served as Legal Assistant and Assistant Legal Counsel. She is a frequent Continuing Legal Education presenter, currently, serves on the State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Minneapolis-St. Paul Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS).