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Providing a national personal injury practice to clients throughout the county, including motor vehicle accidents, bike accidents ( and vaccine injuries through the National Vaccine Court.


For more than 22 years, practicing personal injury as a trial lawyer and civil trial specialist.


- Top 100 National Trial Lawyers

- Minnestoa Attorney of the Year

- Repeat Super Lawyer thru Present


Youth Coach


Avid Biker

Founder and Director of Mankato Mud Run, Mankato Zombie Run,

     and Green Hornets Kids Triathlon Team










Photos and videos

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    24 years, 2.5 thousand cases



Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Paul J Molinaro

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    Paul Molinaro Medical malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Kenneth Lee LaBore

    I endorse this lawyer. Randy is well known for his hard work and attention to detail and is a great advocate for his clients. I highly endorse him.


    Kenneth LaBore Nursing home abuse and neglect Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info


196 St Andrews Dr #100
Mankato, MN, 56001


HILimited license to appear with local counsel201406/25/2014
MNAuthorized to practice199207/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super Lawyersuper lawyer magazine2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top Lawyers in MinnesotaMInnesota's Best2013
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
SUPER LAWYERMinnesota Super Lawyers2013
SUPER LAWYERMinnesota Super Lawyers2012
MINNESOTA ATTORNEY OF THE YEARMinnesota Law & Politics Magazine2012
SUPER LAWYERMinnesota Super Lawyers2011
ACCREDITEDNational Board of Trial Advocacy - Civil Trial Specialist2008
ACCREDITEDCivil Trial Specialist - Minnesota State Bar Association2002
TOP RECOVERY OF THE YEARLaw & Politics Magazine1998
EMPLOYER OF THE YEARMoorhead Chamber of Commerce1997
AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE AWARDHamline University School of Law1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerKnutson+Casey, PLLP2014 - Present
PartnerFarrish Johnson Law Office2007 - 2014
PartnerFrentz and Frentz1999 - 2007
Tribal attorneyWhite Earth Shooting Star Casino1997 - 1999
PartnerBaer, Knutson, and Associates1992 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Mankato Convention and Visitor BureauBoard Member2013 - Present
Mankato Sports CommissionCommitte Member2013 - Present
Minnesota Tri SportsFounder and Director2011 - Present
United States Court of Federal Claims Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Minnesota Association for JusticeChairman Education Committee2009 - Present
Minnesota Association for JusticeBoard of Directors2008 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarAdmitted Attorney2008 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2005 - Present
6th Judicial District Bar AssociationPresident2009 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bearder et al. v. State of Minnesota, MDHPrevailed before the Minnesota Supreme Court
In Re: E.H., a Minor ChildPending: U.S. Federal Court of Claims Vaccine Div.
W.G. v. J.F. et al1.5 Million dollar Recovery
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Publication nameTitleDate
MNAJ 2009 Subrogation CLEHealth Insurance - Avoiding Subrogation2009
Premises Liability - MNAJCattle, Horses, Mules, and Other Animals at Large2009
Minnesota Association for JusticeEthical Referrals and Co-Counsel Agreements2009
Minnesota Associaton for JusticeFighting Subrogation2009
Minnesota Trial Lawyers AssociationSubrogation Overview2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Hamline University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Macalester CollegeEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MNAJ Winter MeetingMaximizing Recoveries by Minimizing Subrogation2010
6th District Bar Mock Court of Appeals ArgumentCourt of Appeals Mock Argument Moderator/Speaker2010
Premises Liability and Dog Bite CasesCattle, Horses, Mules, and Other Animals at Large2009
MNAJ Subrogation Seminar 2009Health Insurance - Avoiding Subrogation2009
Handling the Car CrashFighting Subrogation2009
2009 Ethics and Eliminatin of BiasEthical Referrals and Co-Counsel Agreements2009
2008 MTLA Subrogation SeminarSubrogation Overview2008