About Thomas Law Group
Thomas Law Group, PLLC, is a Minneapolis law firm founded by a former real-estate broker and a professor of law from the University of Minnesota Law School to serve the real estate, family, and estate planning needs of Minnesotans in the Minneapolis/St Paul area. A limited focus on these three areas of expertise allows Thomas Law Group to deliver more comprehensive service and greater efficiency to our clients. Thomas Law Group is organized as a Professional Limited Liability Company under the laws of Minnesota is admitted to practice by the Minnesota Supreme Court, and is insured by Minnesota Lawyers Mutual.
John Braun practices general civil litigation with a focus on real estate and construction. Mr. Braun received his B.A. in Psychology from Gustavus Adolphus College, and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Cum Laude.
Mr. Braun spent 17 years as a real-estate broker, landlord, and developer before becoming an attorney. He has worked in diverse aspects of residential construction and sales simultaneously in the Twin Cities and St. Louis, MO markets, and has developed vacation property on the island of Roatan, Honduras. He is an avid sailor and a private pilot.
Mr. Braun is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association, The National Association of Realtors, the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors, and AOPA.
Laura Thomas practices general civil litigation with a focus in family law since 2002. Ms. Thomas received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of St. Thomas magna cum laude and her J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 1996.
Ms. Thomas served as a law clerk to former Minnesota District Court Judges Thomas Stringer and Harlan Nelson. After completing her clerkship in 1997, she began working for Hanson, Marek, Bolkcom and Greene, Ltd., a Minneapolis products liability defense firm with a national practice. In 1999, Ms. Thomas joined the Rider, Bennett law firm where her practice areas grew to include general civil litigation, insurance defense, and family law. In 2002, she founded a solo practice focusing exclusively on family law which has grown into Thomas Law Group.
Ms. Thomas is also a clinical professor at the University of Minnesota Law Clinics where she serves as a supervising attorney and provides instruction to law students in both the classroom and the courtroom on client interviewing and counseling, fact advocacy, negotiating and case management.
Ms. Thomas is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association. She also donates her time through the Volunteer Lawyers Network.
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