Teresa Collett, Nominee for U.S. House of Representatives,
Teresa Collett is a professor at the University of St. Thomas
School of Law in Minneapolis, MN where she teaches property,
bioethics and constitutional law. She and her husband, Bob, have
been married over 32 years, and have three adult children and a
Teresa Collett is a successful attorney and law professor, having
taught and lectured at law schools throughout the country, while
also representing numerous public officials in the United States
Supreme Court and other federal appellate courts. She also has
testified before Congressional committees, as well as numerous
state legislative committees.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, Teresa and her husband established a
successful business that grew from one formalwear store into three
retail locations and part of a wholesale operation. Her personal
experience as a small business owner informs her views on economic
and tax policies.
As a strong fiscal and social conservative, Teresa will work to
balance the federal budget and reduce spending. She support limits
on government power and will fight to protect the vulnerable
through encouraging creation of economic opportunities for
entrepreneurs and business owners and protection of private
associations addressing the needs of local communities and the
people who live there.