Elijah D. Dooyema graduated from the University of Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 2017 with a B.A. in Sports Management. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of St. Thomas School of Law in 2020. During law school, Elijah clerked for the Nobles County Attorney’s Office, the St. Paul City Attorney’s Office and a private multi-faceted law firm in Savage, Minnesota. After law school, Elijah went on to clerk for the Hon. Terry S. Vajgrt in Rock County and the Hon. Sherry E. Haley in Nobles County, and then went on to practice as an associate attorney for a family law firm in Maple Grove, Minnesota.
Elijah grew up in Southwest Minnesota, but currently resides in St. Paul. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his friends & family, traveling, trying new restaurants, scuba diving, weight training and relentlessly rooting for the Minnesota Vikings.