Hudson Kingston ’05 awarded Minnesota Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer magazine

Kingston studied English and French at Carleton.

13 February 2024 Posted In:
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On February 8, Hudson Kingston ‘05 was named a 2023 Minnesota Attorney of the Year by Minnesota Lawyer magazine. Kingston is the legal director for CURE, a rural, nonprofit organization “made up of people who care about the well-being of their neighbors, the health of the land and water, and the legacy we leave for future generations.” Hudson is being recognized as part of the legal team that represented the East Phillips Neighborhood Institute (EPNI) in their case against the City of Minneapolis.

In his role as legal director, Hudson steers CURE’s legal strategy to ensure that rural community interests are given a voice in the places where decisions are made about energy, agriculture, and the environment. CURE’s legal team works at the legislature, state and federal agencies, and in public meetings and county boards to ensure that rural people are central to solving their own environmental problems democratically and transparently.

Read the full announcement.