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Coronavirus Impact and Assurance: Yes! We are still open for business!

As you are all aware, we are currently facing unique challenges due to the Coronavirus. While this is a serious crisis, it is important to keep it in perspective, and not allow it to prevent us from going about our business. We want to assure all of our clients that this office is prepared to serve your needs, regardless of what happens and how the virus affects Minnesota. In an effort to keep the office safe, we have stepped up prevention and sanitation measures in hopes to prevent disease transmission.

Because we are a paperless office, our entire staff is prepared to work from home if necessary. No matter what happens, we will continue to provide our clients with the highest quality legal services. For any clients who are not comfortable leaving their homes, we can handle any appointments remotely via phone, FaceTime, Skype, Zoom , and can transfer any documents to you electronically or by mail, if that is your preference.

Please rest assured, we will continue to take care of your legal needs in this challenging time, and your safety is our highest priority.

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Allen J. Peterson
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Location:

Brainerd, MN

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Fax:

218-822-3144

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Minnesota native Allen J. Peterson is a 2017 graduate of the University of St. Thomas - School of Law. Allen was born September 24,1991 in Dakota County. He focused heavily in criminal law during law school and chose to diversify himself early in his career. Allen is ambitious to become well-rounded at a young age and has criminal experience as a prosecutor in Itasca County, corporate practice in downtown Minneapolis, private practice including child protection and criminal defense in Goodhue County, and served as City Attorney for the City of Winona. 
 
Allen joined Ed Shaw Law in 2020 and now focuses heavily on family law, including adoption, dissolution of marriage/divorce, child custody, and establishment of paternity. He enjoys serving the client and problem-solving by bringing a personal and smalltown touch to the practice of law.
 
Allen is an avid outdoorsman and prefers up north, small-town living with a close sense of community. He enjoys lake days at the cabin, mechanics, and powersports.

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota

Education

  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2017