Jim Krause, Attorney with Lommen Abdo Law Firm

James D. Krause

Areas of Practice: Civil Litigation, Professional Liability, Insurance Coverage, Commercial Litigation 

Office Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota / Hudson, Wisconsin

Direct: 612.336.1277 / Email: jkrause@lommen.com 

James D. Krause / Biography

Jim Krause concentrates his practice on civil litigation, professional liability, attorney discipline, insurance defense, insurance coverage, and commercial litigation. 

Jim earned his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2017, along with certificates in business, entrepreneurship, and European studies. While in law school, Jim was a senior editor of the St. Thomas Law Journal and was a member of the University’s Moot Court team. Jim brings a unique perspective to Lommen Abdo, having spent the better part of his law school years as a law clerk and claims handler at Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company. No stranger to the courtroom, Jim also previously clerked for the Olmsted County Attorney’s Office where he handled a variety of matters for the county’s civil division. 

Outside of the office, Jim loves enjoying Minnesota’s great outdoors. When he’s not working, you’re likely to find him enjoying a Minnesota Twins baseball game, running Minneapolis’ Chain of Lakes, or fishing one of southeastern Minnesota’s beautiful trout streams. Jim is also an unapologetically huge Wisconsin Badgers football fan. 

Leadership + Activities

  • Hennepin County Bar Association 
  • Minnesota State Bar Association 
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association 
  • State Bar of Wisconsin

Published Articles

  • “Pandemic Perspectives from a Graduated 3L,” The View, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual, August 2020


  • University of Wisconsin – Madison, B.A., with distinction, 2017 
  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, J.D., 2020 

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2020 
  • Wisconsin, 2021
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2021 

News + Articles

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