Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association

Attorneys in the MPPOA Legal Defense Fund


Law Office of William R. Space
8661 Eagle Point Blvd.
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
T: 651-209-9350
Bill Space is the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Legal Defense Fund's (MPPOA LDF) Legal Administrator. He has served in that capacity since 2001. Before that, he served as the MPPOA LDF civil case monitor since inception of the LDF plan in 1996. As the MPPOA LDF Legal Administrator, Bill is responsible for fielding coverage calls from the LDF membership, consulting with members, determining coverage, assigning LDF panel attorneys to cases, and monitoring legal representation of the members. Bill also advises the MPPOA LDF Board of Trustees and consults with other professionals who provide services to the MPPOA LDF.
Bill Space maintains a private law practice consisting of civil litigation, MPPOA LDF representation, and he serves as an arbitrator in civil matters. Prior to opening his own law practice in 1999, Bill was a civil litigation attorney with Mansur, OLeary & Gabriel. Bill has represented many law enforcement professionals in various civil litigation matters, primarily in personal injury matters. Bill speaks to the MPPOA membership at MPPOA conventions and seminars.
Bill Space was born in St. Paul, MN, attended Cretin High School, St. Mary's University of MN, and William Mitchell College of Law. Bill is licensed to practice law in Minnesota and practices in state and federal court.
Bill Space's knowledge and experience in the law enforcement legal defense field has assisted him in providing and ensuring first class representation of the MPPOA LDF members in their time of need.
William Mitchell College of Law J.D., 1984
St. Mary's University of MN (fka St. Mary's College) B.A., 1978


Minnesota State Bar Association
Minnesota Association for Justice


1999 present Law Office of William R. Space
1985 - 1999 Mansur, O ' Leary & Gabriel, P.A.
MPPOA Legal Defense Fund Hotline #: 1-855-533-6466