Bio Detail

Jeffrey G. Carlson

Senior Shareholder/Attorney (Retired 2019)

Phone: 612-730-8836

Practice Areas

  • Workers’ Compensation 100% 100%

Former Team Members

Paula A. Larson

Daniel D. Carlson

Tammara L. Thurmer

Administrative Assistant
LeeAnn Loesch

Retirement From Practice of Law

On January 1, 2019 Jeffrey Carlson retired from the practice of law.
Jeff has always maintained immense pride in this firm and its culture, and is grateful to maintain an office at Brown & Carlson to pursue the next chapters of his life and entrepreneurial adventure.


Jeff was a Senior Shareholder, full-time practicing attorney and firm Marketing Director. He was a frequent lecturer for Employers, Insurers and TPAs on various workers’ compensation topics. In his time away from work, Jeff enjoys water sports with his family, his cabin on Lake Vermillion, golf, and winter recreational sports.


University of Minnesota, Duluth, B.A. 1986
Drake University Law School, J.D. 1989

Bar Admissions

Minnesota, 1989


Martindale Hubbell Rating: AV Preeminent (representing highest national ratings for legal competency and ethics) for 20 consecutive years.

Awarded 2017 Top 1% of America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry.

Selected as Super Lawyer (top 5% of all practicing attorneys) every year since 2000 by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, Twin Cities Business Monthly, and Minnesota Law & Politics.

Corporate Counsel Magazine’s Top Rated Lawyers 2012 – Insurance Law.

Featured by Minnesota Law & Politics for Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition in 2008 and 2009.

Selected as Rising Star of Law in 1998, 1999 and 2000 by Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, Twin Cities Business Monthly, and Minnesota Law & Politics.

Selected numerous times as Blue Ribbon Ratings Panelist for workers’ compensation Super Lawyer nominees.

Selected numerous times as one of Minnesota’s Top 40 Workers’ Compensation Attorneys by Minnesota Law & Politics.


Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Employers Workers’ Compensation Alliance
Minnesota Self-Insurers’ Association