Our officiant, Esther Tomljanovich (pronounced tom-yahn-ah-vitch) has enjoyed a long career of public service, including an 8-year term as a Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court. A graduate of the Itasca Community College and the William Mitchell College of Law (where Jesse's dad has taught classes), Esther has not only served as a judge at various levels within the state, but has also dedicated her time and energy to worthy causes. She is the chair of the Legal Rights Center and sits on the boards of the Itasca Community College Foundation and Minnesota Landmarks, the non-profit organization that manages the Landmark Center.

Esther has performed many wedding ceremonies over the years and agreed to take part in ours because of her friendship with Jesse's dad, Fred, and her contacts with Jesse while he was growing up. We are honored to have her as our officiant.