A beloved member of the St. Paul community passed away last week. Manuel Cervantes was a longtime workers’ compensation appeals court judge and served as city attorney.
But alongside his professional accomplishments, he was known for “knowing everyone” — for his energetic spirit, and for his counsel and mentorship to so many around him.
His brother Ricardo Cervantes spoke with MPR News Host Phil Picardi about Manuel’s life.
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