Email Address: email@example.com
Toll Free: 800.422.0912
Address: 225 N. 1st Street
1000 Lincoln Bldg.
Virginia, MN 55792
Areas of Practice
J.D. Degree: Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts.
*Awarded NULS Merit Scholarship
- Carolina Legal Assistance in Raleigh, North Carolina
- Buck & Gordon, P.C. in Seattle, Washington
- Massachusetts Teachers’ Union in Boston, Massachusetts
- Birch, Horton, Bittner, Cherot & Anderson in Anchorage, Alaska
Bachelor of Arts Degree: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Major in Political Science
Minor in History
One semester of study at the Institut d’Etudes Européenes in Nantes, France
High School Diploma: Chisholm High School, Chisholm, Minnesota.
Honorable Mary E. Greene, Superior Court Judge, Fairbanks, Alaska
Alaska, since 1991
U.S. District Court, District of Alaska, since 1998
Minnesota, since 2012
Alaska Work Experience:
Niewohner & Associates, P.C.
Alaska Public Defender Agency
Professional Activities and Memberships
Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice
Early Neutral Evaluator for St. Louis County
Volunteer Mediator for the Conflict Resolution Center in Duluth, Minnesota
Member of the Minnesota Bar Association
Member of the Range Bar Association
Member of the Alaska Bar Association
Former Secretary and Member of Volunteers in Education (VinE)
Colleen was born in Arlington, Virginia, but grew up primarily in Chisholm, Minnesota. After living in Fairbanks, Alaska, Key West, Florida, and Louisville, Kentucky, she returned to the area several years ago. Colleen currently lives in Chisholm with her husband and their son. She enjoys running, reading, gardening, traveling and spending time with her friends and family, included her four “bonus” children, their spouses and children.