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Mr. Lamey graduated magna cum laude
from the University of San Diego. Upon graduation,
he came back to his hometown to attend the William
Mitchell College of Law (“WMCL”). While in law
school, Mr. Lamey was a staff member on the WMCL
Law Review and was a semi-finalist in the Rosalie
Wahl Moot Court competition. Mr. Lamey graduated
cum laude from WMCL, in the top 15% of his class.

Mr. Lamey’s experiences are many.
Mr. Lamey clerked for the Honorable Paulette Kane
Flynn at the Ramsey County Courthouse, worked for
a civil litigation and estate planning firm in
Bloomington, MN (Walsten & Te Slaa), was a
tax attorney for one of the world’s largest accounting
firms (PricewaterhouseCoopers), and was an attorney
for a bank holding company (Marquette Financial

Mr. Lamey is admitted to practice in the Minnesota State courts and admitted
to practice in the United States District Courts, District of Minnesota and the Western District of Wisconsin. Mr.
Lamey is a member of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), the Federal Bar
Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association - Bankruptcy Section.  Mr. Lamey has guest lectured at William Mitchell College of Law, and has frequently presented legal education to bankruptcy attorneys across the state of Minnesota.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 85%
  2. Chapter 7: 5%
  3. Chapter 13: 5%
  4. Business: 5%

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  • Kali Ashley Gardner

    John is a very experienced and knowledgeable attorney in bankruptcy and business matters. He is very professional and works hard to ensure all of his client's needs are met. I would call John for any financial or business matter myself, or a client may have.


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Contact info

Lamey Law Firm, P.A.

980 Inwood Av N
Oakdale, MN, 55128-6625


MNAuthorized to practice200107/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerMinnesota Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2014
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2013
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Guest Speaker on Bankruptcy topicsWilliam Mitchell College of Law2008 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Minnesota State Bar - Bankruptcy SectionMember2003 - Present
Minnesota State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Ramsey County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Hartwick, District of Minnesota, 06-31241Victory for client!
In re Carlson, District of Minnesota, 08-6013Definate guidance on who owns the tax refund
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Publication nameTitleDate
Minnesota District court / 8th Cir BAP2 published cases2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William Mitchell College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of San DiegoEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Minnesota Bankruptcy InstituteMinnesota Bankruptcy Institute2015
Minnesota State Bar Association - Bankruptcy SectionBankurptcy CLE to 40+ attorneys (2 attorney panel with Judge Kishel)2010
2010 Home Ownership Counselor Conference2010 Home Ownership Counselor Conference - Bankuruptcy benefits to help people stay in thier home2010
Minnesota State Bar Association - Bankruptcy SectionDefending 707b motions to dismiss in chapter 72009