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Andrew D. Olson

  • Attorney At Law


Saint Michael, MN





Andrew Olson practices in the areas of civil litigation and workers compensation, and strives to be an honest and zealous advocate for his clients. Andrew is licensed to practice law in both Minnesota and Iowa. Prior to joining Gries Lenhardt Allen, P.L.L.P., he practiced for over eight years in a county attorney's office. As a former criminal prosecutor, Andrew is accustomed to the court room and trying cases to judges and juries.

Andrew received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign before receiving his Juris Doctor degree at Drake University Law School. In law school, Andrew worked on the Drake Law Review for two years, was a president of the Christian Legal Society, was the captain of an appellate moot court team, and represented clients in civil litigation as a student attorney with the Drake Legal Clinic.

Prior to moving to Minnesota, Andrew served as a board member and director of coaching for a soccer club in Iowa. Andrew moved to Minnesota following marrying a Minnesota-native and is quickly learning the hockey culture of the state. In his spare time, he is involved in his church, plays soccer, exercises, and enjoys outdoor activities (e.g. boating, fishing, and biking).

Areas Of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2015
  • Iowa, 2012


  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Law Review: Drake Law Review, Junior and Senior Staff, 2010 – 2012
  • University of Illinois
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Economics
    • Major: Political Science

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Tau Kappa Epsilon

Past Positions

  • Cerro Gordo County Attorney's Office, Associate County Attorney, 2012 to 2021