Kathryn Hipp Carlson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Long Lake, MN

Hipp Carlson Law, PLLC
 | 1850 Wayzata Blvd. W., Suite 100
Long Lake, MN 55356
Phone: 612-333-8600
Fax: 612-333-9100
Selected To Super Lawyers: 1999 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 1998
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant
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    Serving the entire state of Minnesota, Kathryn Carlson represents clients on every issue pertaining to workers' compensation law, from administrative conferences to the Minnesota Supreme Court. She is a skilled negotiator and advocate for workers, and has focused her practice on workers' compensation for the past 26 years.  She has earned her reputation for compassionate, quality and tenacious representation.

    Along with her satisfied clients, Ms. Carlson has earned accolades from her legal peers who have given her an AV Preminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell.* This is only given to the top tier of attorneys who have exemplified high levels of legal skill and ethical practices. She has also been repeatedly named a top 40 workers' compensation attorney and Superlawyer. Kathryn Carlson is highly regarded lecturer and speaker at legal education functions and conferences. She is also a published author.

    Perhaps more telling than her accomplishments is the fact that many of her clients come from personal recommendations from past clients and from other attorneys. With her ability for both compassionate understanding and fierce negotiating skills, Kathryn Carlson offers quality representation to workers throughout Minnesota. She is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association and Minnesota Women Lawyers, and she is frequently appointed the chair of workers' compensation continuing education seminars.  She also serves on the Board of Directors for Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS).

    Workers' compensation cases are complex.  A specific knowledge and experience is required to successfully handle these types of cases. This is why Kathryn Carlson is the choice of many Minnesota workers when they need legal assistance and a voice to speak on their behalf.

    *AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Workers' Compensation: Claimant


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 23 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 1999 - 2021 Rising Stars: 1998

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    About Kathryn Carlson

    Admitted: 1993, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage: http://hippcarlsonlaw.com/about-us/


    • AV Preminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell
    • Named a top 40 Workers' Compensation Attorney

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Minnesota Women Lawyers
    • Member, Hennepin County Bar Association
    • Member, Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Co-chair of the Hennepin County Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section, 2016

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Kathryn serves on the Board of Directors for Minnesota Youth Athletic Services (MYAS)., 1999

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Frequently Appointed the Chair of Workers' Compensation Continuing Education Seminars


    • Minnesota Supreme Court vicotry in Frandsen v. Ford Motor Company. ., 2010

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Co-chair of the Workers' Compensation Section of the Hennepin County Bar Association., 2015

    Educational Background:

    • J.D. University of Minnesota Law School, 1993
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    Office Location for Kathryn Hipp Carlson

    1850 Wayzata Blvd. W.
    Suite 100
    Long Lake, MN 55356

    Phone: 612-333-8600

    Fax: 612-333-9100

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    Last Updated: 1/22/2021

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