Larry J. Peterson
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Larry Peterson has decades of experience representing a wide variety of clients with a focus on the representation of employers and insurers. He is experienced and knowledgeable in the law, is a business owner and manager, and is always a strong advocate for his clients.
Larry started his legal career at Fitch & Johnson, a premier workers’ compensation defense firm. He became partner at Fitch & Johnson in 1977. He then started our firm in 1983 and is the managing partner. Larry is also an adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law where he teaches workers’ compensation alongside Mike Kilbury.
Larry wants to be involved early in the case. He prides himself on his ability to create a case strategy to avoid legal fees and trial costs. Yet when necessary, he enjoys the “rush” of the courtroom.
He also serves as mediator/arbitrator for the Minnesota Construction Crafts Union Fund administered by Wilson McShane Corporation. He also works to reduce overall workers’ compensation costs through Workers Compensation Modifier Controllers, Inc.
Areas Of Practice:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Workers’ Compensation Law
State of Minnesota, 1975
State of Wisconsin, 1986
U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1977
U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1997
U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1991
American Bar Association
Minnesota State Bar Association
Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
William Mitchell College of Law 1975
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 1971