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Jeffrey J. Lindquist

  • Partner







Jeff has 30 years experience defending clients, large and small, in a wide array of civil litigation matters venued in Minnesota state, federal and administrative courts.  He is a recognized and respected workers’ compensation attorney, and is a chapter author of the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Desk Book.  Jeff has extensive employment law experience covering the full range of employment-related legal services, from consulting on policies and practices, to litigating complex employment disputes, such as wrongful termination and employment discrimination claims.  Jeff has also successfully defended clients in broad variety of other civil litigation matters, ranging from personal injury cases to complex commercial disputes.  As an experienced appellate lawyer, Jeff serves on the Amicus Committee of the Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association, and has written numerous friend-of-the-court briefs on behalf of that organization.

Outside the office, Jeff volunteers extensively in his home community of St. Michael, including many years of coaching youth sports, working with non-profit groups, promoting the arts, teaching/music ministry at his church and also serves on the School Board for District 885 (St. Michael – Albertville).  Jeff loves music, and moonlights as a singer-guitarist in a weekend rock-and-roll band.

Areas Of Practice

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Employment Law
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Appeals and Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Ski Liability and Outdoor Recreation Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1989
  • Minnesota Supreme Court, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1992


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 1989
  • St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota
    • B.S. - 1985

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • STMA School Board, 2010 - 2018 – past board chairperson
  • STMA Joint Powers Arena Board, 2010 - 2018 – past board chairperson
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association – Amicus Committee
  • Minnesota Employers’ Workers’ Compensation Alliance
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Association of Ski Defense Attorneys – past president, board of directors

Pro Bono Activities

  • STMA School Board, Past Board Chairperson, 2010 to 2018
  • STMA Joint Powers Arena Board, Past Board Chairperson, 2010 to 2018