Attorney Robert T. Olson
Mr. Olson is admitted and licensed to practice law in the courts of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Mr. Olson received his Bachelors of Science in Business with a major in Finance from the University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management in 1998, and his Juris Doctor degree from William Mitchell College of Law in 2001.
Mr. Olson was admitted to the Minnesota Bar in 2001 and the Wisconsin Bar in 2009.
Mr. Olson's business and litigation experience is extensive, and he practices law in both a litigation and transactional capacity.
Mr. Olson has served as counsel on several well-publicized class-action cases dealing with various issues, including product liability, accounting and securities fraud, shareholder rights, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Olson participated in representing plaintiffs in a shareholder derivative suit involving accounting and securities fraud by America Online and Time Warner, Inc., which resulted in a settlement of $1.6 billion.
Mr. Olson's practice has also included governmental law, criminal law, corporate/business law, securities law, and personal injury law, among others.
Prior to founding the Olson Law Firm, LLC, Mr. Olson had served in the position of general counsel for several companies with great success. Mr. Olson left representing corporations as general counsel, finding more passion in litigation.
Prior to entering the practice of law, Mr. Olson had served in various positions within the computer industry as a software and network engineer.
In his free time, Mr. Olson enjoys learning about new technologies, programming, flux core and stick welding, cooking, and reading.
Mr. Olson believes in having close contact with his clients. That means he will remember your name and case without having to look in a file, and it also means that he will return your calls. Mr. Olson does not believe in the "assembly line" type of law practice that are typically advertised on TV. Mr. Olson cares about his clients and treats each of his clients as if they were his only client.