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Nathan Myrum Hansen

About me

Nathan M. Hansen obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of North Dakota in 2003  and his B.A. Degree from the University of Minnesota in 1998.   He has practiced law in North St. Paul since 2003.  Prior to engaging in private practice of law, Mr. Hansen worked for the Minnesota Department of Corrections for over four years in various capacities.


Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 40%
    8 years
  2. Litigation: 25%
    13 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    13 years
  4. Appeals: 15%
    13 years



Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (25-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Peter Cosmas Greenlee

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    I endorse Nathan. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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Contact info


MNAuthorized to practice200307/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 4.8 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2016
Preeminent 4.8 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
RPG Friend of the Community AwardRyan Patrick Griffin2014
Preeminent 4.8 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Diversity AwardHansen Law Office2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyNathan M. Hansen, Attorney at Law2003 - Present
Law ClerkTello & Associates2002 - 2002
Law ClerkMinnesota Department of Corrections2001 - 2001
Management Analyst & other positionsMinnesota Department of Corrections1996 - 2000
Reprographic ClerkPowell, Carney, Moore, Hucks & Olson, P.A.1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2011 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2010
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Johnson v. Wright 682 N.W.2d 671 (Minn.App.,2004)My client prevailed, companies cannot "bet" on lawsuits in Minnesota
Swenson v. Bender 764 N.W.2d 596 Minn.App. 2009.My client prevailed. Professors do not have fiduciary duties to their students.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Dakota School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of MinnesotaPolitical Science, History minorBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
St. Petersburg Junior CollegeSocial SciencesAssociate of Arts1996
University of Oslo Faculty of LawGraduate Studies in Comparative Law & International LawN/AN/A