Brent R. Olson

Top rated family law attorney in Duluth, Minnesota

Olson, Poole & Envall, P.A.
Brent R. Olson
Olson, Poole & Envall, P.A.

Practice Areas: Family law, Criminal defense, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Minnesota since: 2009

Education: The University of North Dakota School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023
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Olson, Poole & Envall, P.A.

130 West Superior Street
Suite 430, US Bank Building
Duluth, MN 55802 Visit website


Brent R. Olson has a varied practice that encompasses family law matters, criminal defense, workers’ compensation claims, and personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He is an attorney at LaCourse, Poole & Envall, P.A., and he represents clients throughout the greater Duluth metropolitan area and other portion of the Minnesota Iron Range region.

Mr. Olson attended the University of Minnesota Duluth and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2006. He then went on to pursue his legal education at the University of North Dakota School of Law, and in 2009, he was awarded his Juris Doctor. Mr. Olson has been admitted to practice before all Minnesota state courts since 2009, and he is also admitted to practice in Wisconsin.

The primary portion of Mr. Olson’s practice is centered on family law. In this regard, he has assisted numerous clients whose marriages have irretrievably broken down and helped them deal with property division, parenting time issues, and child and spousal support. Mr. Olson will fight vigorously on their behalf in court in the event that negotiation talks have broken down and mediation sessions have not produced a satisfactory result. He has also represented people who have been the victims of domestic abuse and who need the court to issue orders of protection.

Other of Mr. Olson's clients have been injured on the job and need to file claims for benefits under their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance coverage or need his assistance to appeal a denial of a claim that has previously been submitted. He has also worked with clients who have been harmed by the negligence of other parties in car crashes and other catastrophic incidents, and other cases he has handled have included the defense of criminal charges.

Practice areas

Family law, Criminal defense, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Workers' compensation: claimant

Focus areas

Divorce, Felony, Personal injury - plaintiff

  • 70% Family law
  • 10% Criminal defense
  • 10% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Workers' compensation: claimant

First Admitted: 2009, Minnesota

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Wisconsin
  • Member - National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2018
  • Member - American Academy of Forensic Science, 2016
  • Member - State Bar of Wisconsin, 2018
  • Member - Minnesota State Bar Association, 2018
Educational Background:
  • University of Minnesota, Duluth, B.A. With Distinction, 2006
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presented on legal issues in Specialty Courts, Presenter, Legal Issues in Specialty Courts, State of Minnesota Specialty Courts Conference, 2017
  • Presented with appreciation for over six years of service as a Public Defender, Fulfilling Gideon, Sixth Judicial District Public Defenders Office, 2018

Office location for Brent R. Olson

130 West Superior Street
Suite 430, US Bank Building
Duluth, MN 55802

Phone: 218-727-5384


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2023

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