Joseph A. Larson

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Joseph A. Larson Law Firm PLLC
 | 310 4th Ave. S., Suite 5010
Minneapolis, MN 55415
Phone: 612-504-5958
Fax: 612-284-8716
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

As an attorney at the Joseph A. Larson Law Office PLLC, Mr. Larson offers dedicated legal service to people throughout the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Focusing his practice on employment, business, personal injury and transportation law, he handles an array of legal matters on behalf of a diverse range of both individuals and small business clients.

Mr. Larson is admitted to practice law in the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin, as well as before the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota and the United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit. His experience includes helping clients achieve favorable resolutions to a variety of complex matters, including those involving the following: sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage disputes, breach of contract, noncompete agreements, severance and separation agreements and other matters. When representing employees who have treated unfairly by their employers, Mr. Larson strives to see his clients’ rights upheld. Likewise, when advising his small business clients, he focuses not just on solving the current problem, but ensuring that the business is in the best position to alleviate any similar problems that may arise in the future. He has an Avvo “Superb” rating.

Actively involved in the legal community, Mr. Larson has served on a number of boards of professional organizations. He is currently serving on the board for the Minnesota chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (70%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Business Litigation (20%): Non-Compete Agreements

Personal Injury - General (10%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Non-Compete Agreements, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2016 - 2019

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About Joseph Larson

Admitted: 2009, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://joelarsonlaw.com/about-joe-larson.htm

Honors/Awards:

  • Burton Distinguished Writing Award, Burton Foundation, 2009
  • Creighton Law Review, Board of Editors, Creighton University School of Law
  • Recognition of Dedicated Commitment, Minnesota State Bar Association - New Lawyers Section, 2013
  • Jessup International Law Moot Court Team, Creighton University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board Member, Minnesota Chapter of National Employment Lawyers Association, 2016
  • CLE Director, Hennepin County Bar Association, New Lawyers Section, 2010
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Board Member, National Employment Lawyers Association - Minnesota Chapter, 2017
  • Leadership Council, CLE Co-Chair, Minnesota State Bar Association, New Lawyers Section, 2011
  • Leadership Council, CLE Co-Chair, Minnesota State Bar Association, New Lawyers Section, 2013
  • United States District Court for the District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota Association for Justice, Member
  • Secretary, Minnesota State Bar Association, Practice Management & Marketing Section, 2015
  • Leadership Council, CLE Co-Chair, Minnesota State Bar Association, New Lawyers Section, 2012
  • Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin state Bar Association, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author, "Cooler Heads Prevail: What To Do When You've Been Terminated By Your Employer", Epilawg, 2014
  • Author, "Answering the Bell: How to Handle Client Emails Without Sacrificing Your Sanity", Hearsay, 2010
  • Author, "Lisa Lamm Bachmann Takes Pro Bono Work to Heart" , Hennepin Lawyer, 2010
  • "Taming the Wild West: An Examination of Private Student Loan Consolidation Companies’ Violation of Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act By Using Trade Names and Logos That Closely Resemble Those Used by the Department of Education,” Author
  • Speaker, "Trial Techniques in Employment Law", National Employment Lawyers Association - 8th Circuit Conference, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Moderator, "Damages in Employment Claims", National Employment Lawyers Association - Minnesota Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Speaker, #MeToo: Has a Powerful Social Movement Changed the Rules of Sexual Harassment Complaints and Claims, Hennepin County Bar Association - Labor and Employment Section, 2018

Educational Background:

  • University of Notre Dame, Bachelor of Arts in English and History
  • Bowling Green State University, Master of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing
Office Location for Joseph A. Larson

310 4th Ave. S.
Suite 5010
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: 612-504-5958

Fax: 612-284-8716

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Last Updated: 2/13/2019

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