Thomas Atkinson

Thomas Atkinson

Location:
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Phone:
651-964-6274
877-719-7696
Fax:
651-304-1720
Email:
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Areas of Practice

  • Workers' Compensation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy - Baltimore, Maryland, 1995

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1993

Education

  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • JD - May, 1993
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    • BA History - May, 1990

Representative Cases

  • In 2016 our firm has recovered over $10,000,000 in benefits for our clients. My largest personal settlement was nearly $500,000 for the dependent child of a worker killed on the job., 2016

Classes/Seminars

  • Spoke with Dr. Nick Wills from Summit Orthopedics on the issues of vocational rehab and QRC involvement in Minnesota workers compensation matters., Lecture, The Pitfalls of Vocational Rehab, Live Lecture St. Paul Hotel, Minnesota Vocational Rehabilition QRCs And Insurance Adjusters, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Mee Lee Thao v. Syovis Life Tech, September 2, 2016, Minnesota Workers Compensation Court of Appeals. Reversed the compensation judges decision, finding a compensable injury and awarding various medical benefits to injured worker., 2016
  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2016
  • Selected to Rising Stars, 2006 - 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota Association for Justice - Board of Governors, 2012
  • Minnesota Association for Justice - Member, 2009
  • Minnesota State Bar Association - Chair of Insurance for Members Committee, 2003
  • Minnesota State Bar Association - Board of Insurance For Members Committee, 2002

Past Employment Positions

  • Quinlivan Law Firm, Associate, October 1, 1993 - December 1, 1994
  • Hartford Insurance, Senior Counsel, December 1, 1994 - January 7, 2002
  • St. Paul Companies, Counsel, January 8, 2002 - March 15, 2009
  • MN Disability & Atkinson Law Offices, Partner, March 15, 2009 - Present