David K Porter

David K Porter

Elder Law Attorney
Minneapolis, MN




This lawyer has been disciplined by a state licensing authority.



About Me

More than 30 years experience as a reliable, useful, and affordable lawyer with a neighborhood practice in south Minneapolis. I help people with inter-generational transfers. It is much easier and cheaper to plan around family disputes, taxes, and nursing home expenses. There are cheaper ways to avoid probate than paying for a canned living trust. I think too many people get taken on those...

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Client Reviews

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The attorney to hire

Posted by: Jon 4 months ago.

My family was having very serious problems regarding an elderly mother who was being abused financially by a family member. We were very lucky to...

Very Nice

Posted by: a Elder Law client over 1 year ago.

David was very nice however I believe he may need a receptionist. We had a scheduled appt but he wasn't in the office at that scheduled time. I...
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Showing 2 of 5 peer endorsements

Christopher Robert Walsh
Christopher Walsh

Minneapolis, MN

Almost 2 years ago

Relationship: Friend

I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Porter is able to draw on his many years experience and apply it to Wills and Estates questions for me and my clients and...
Kenneth Lee LaBore
Kenneth LaBore

Minneapolis, MN

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Porter is a very experienced and knowledgeable attorney.
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1976 License Status: Authorized to practice for the state of Minnesota.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/06/2014

1 Citation found

In 1990 this lawyer was disciplined for professional misconduct by the state of Minnesota.

Citation type: Suspension

This means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

David’s comment: Bipolar Affective Disorder successfully treated; Reinstated. Recognized leader in providing services to other lawyers through Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers.


Showing 1 of 1 degree

1976 Juris Doctor in Law

Hamline University School of Law


Showing 1 of 2 awards

2014 Preeminent 5.0 out of 5


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Showing 2 of 2 publications

1996 The Reinstatement Process in Minnesota

Hennepin County Bar Association

1995 The Need for a Lawyer Assistance Program in Minnesota

Bench & Bar of Minnesota

Speaking Engagements

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2010 Chemical Dependency and Mental Health Issues for Lawyers

at Annual Solosmall Conference