Also known as Don Estes, R. D. Estes

Robert Donald Estes

Robert Donald Estes

Business Attorney
Minneapolis, MN




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About Me

I started Estes Parsinen & Levy P.A. at the end of 1981.  John Parsinen, Bob Levy and I built that firm into 29 lawyers with 50 staff people when I left in May of 1989 to work for a limited number of clients.  Firm management is different than being a lawyer which is what I wanted to do.  My practice has been very broad and very client oriented, meaning that I will drop everything to focus on a...

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Pro Bono (1%), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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An Integral Part Of Our Business

Posted by: a Business client over 5 years ago.

R. Donald ("Don") Estes was referred by a mutual friend when our business was in a crisis situation. Don calmly laid out options and gave us his...
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Henry Yong Ku
Henry Ku

Richmond, CA

Over 5 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Wisdom to guide, experienced to lead and intelligence to decide. As a leader, he is prescient in his strategic planning whether in a business or...
Jeffrey Robert Matsen
Jeffrey Matsen

Costa Mesa, CA

Over 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer's work. R. Donald Estes Is a bright and effective attorney as is evident by the clients he represents. They are sophisticated,...
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1968 License Status: Authorized to practice for the state of Minnesota.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/06/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2014 – present

Warhorse Realty Advisors LLC, MN licensed. Broker


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1967 LL.B - Bachelor of Laws in Law

Columbia University School of Law


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2014 AV



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2014- present Vice Chair Board of Editors Voice of Experience

American Bar Association, Senior Lawyers Division

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2014 The ATRA-Math Estate Planning After the 2012 American Taxpayer Relief Act

ABA Voice of Experience

Speaking Engagements

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2001 Technology in your law practice

at Minnesota State Bar Association

1999 Practicing Law out of a Cigar Box

at Minnesota Continuing Legal Education