Joseph A. Larson


The Joseph A. Larson Law Firm PLLC
310 4th Avenue South
Suite 5010
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Tel: 612.206.3704


Joe Larson has represented a wide array of clients, from large multinational corporations and insurance companies to small, start-up businesses and individuals throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin. He has experience in various fields of law, including employment discrimination claims, trade secrets and non-compete disputes, personal injury claims, shipper/carrier matters, contract issues, foreclosures, toxic torts, insurance litigation and criminal defense.

Joe started the Joseph A. Larson Law Firm PLLC to focus on protecting the rights of individuals and small businesses in employment discrimination, sexual harassment, personal injury, trucking law and other legal matters.

Based in the Twin Cities, Joe is admitted to practice in Minnesota and Wisconsin state courts, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota and the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Minnesota and Wisconsin state bar associations, the Minnesota chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Minnesota Association for Justice. He has served on the boards of those organizations in various capacities over the past several years. Most recently, in 2016, he was elected to serve on the board of the Minnesota chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association. In 2013, he was given an award for his service and betterment of the MSBA New Lawyers Section.

A native of St. Paul, Minnesota, Joe earned his Juris Doctor at Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska. While at Creighton, he was a member of the Board of Editors of the Creighton Law Review and a two-year member of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Team. His law review article, “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,” was published in the Creighton Law Review and selected by the Burton Foundation as one of the top fifteen student written law review articles in the country for 2009. The Burton Awards, in association with the Library of Congress and Law Library of Congress, is a national awards program that recognizes exemplary legal writing. Other honorees of the Burton Foundation in 2009 were Justice Antonin Scalia and screenwriter David E. Kelley.

Before his legal career, Joe worked as a Sales Executive for a subsidiary of UnitedHealthcare and taught college-level English classes. He has a Master of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing from Bowling Green State University and a Bachelor of Arts in English and History from the University of Notre Dame.

Attorney Joe Larson represents employees in a variety of claims and lawsuits against their employers. If you are suffering from a work-related setback causing lost or reduced wages, or some other difficulty caused by your supervisor or co-workers, please contact Joe today.

Some of the workplace cases the Joseph A. Larson Law Firm PLLC handles include:

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Age Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Family Medical Leave Discrimination
  • Worker’s Compensation Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Criminal Background Check Discrimination
  • Wage Disputes

The firm takes on numerous cases for workers who have been unfairly treated by their employers. As an employee, you are afforded certain rights that your employer must respect.

Attorney Joe Larson has successfully taken on multiple employment law cases and has recovered money and other damages for his clients.

The Joseph A. Larson Law Firm PLLC provides legal representation in Minneapolis / St. Paul and the surrounding counties, as well as western Wisconsin.

Joe Larson is a fierce advocate for his clients’ rights. The Joseph A. Larson Law Firm PLLC provides reasoned and aggressive counsel in every case it takes on. Joe Larson has years of experience handling a variety of legal claims for a diverse client base, ranging from individuals from all walks of life to small businesses and trucking companies.

Joe’s philosophy is simple: Clients come first. Being responsive and available to clients is his top priority. When you need help, the Joseph A. Larson Law Firm PLLC will be there for you.