Atkinson Law Office The Work Comp Experts

Atkinson Law Office The Work Comp Experts

Suffering From a Work-related Injury? We Can Help!

Firm Overview

The attorneys at Atkinson Law Office have over half a century (50 years) of combined legal expertise. Attorney Tom Atkinson alone has nearly 25 years of experience in handling Minnesota workers compensation disputes. Tom brings a unique experience to his practice in previously representing employers and insurers in his practice AND having personally fought with these same insurance companies to obtain workers compensation benefits for himself. This experience transformed his thinking. He understands the fear that comes when bringing a claim against an employer, as well the frustration in dealing with a system that can appear stacked against the injured worker.
Though Tom's practice is now limited to representing the injured worker, he understands the tricks and tactics used by insurers and can use these experiences to your benefit. Tom runs a very efficient practice that allows personal attention to your matter.
Main Office

Main Office
3900 Northwoods Drive
Suite 130
St. Paul  MN  55127

Phone
  • (651) 333-3636
Fax
  • (651) 304-1720

Office Information

Office Hours

24 hours

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English and Spanish

Workers Compensation
Atkinson Law Office attorneys are experts in Minnesota workers compensation injuries. We have decades of experience with injuries to knees, shoulders, head, PTSD, spine, and bilateral upper extremities. We represent clients across Minnesota.
Attorney Tom Atkinson has over 2 decades of experience in handling workers compensation disability matters. Tom brings a unique experience to his practice in previously representing employers and insurers in his practice AND having personally fought with these same insurance companies to obtain workers compensation benefits for himself. This experience transformed his thinking. Though Toms practice is now limited to representing the injured worker, he understands the tricks and tactics used by insurers and can use these experiences to your benefit. Tom runs a very efficient practice that allows personal attention to your matter. Tom is willing to meet with you anywhere in the Minnesota or you can meet at his downtown St. Paul or his new North Metro location. 651-333-3636

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Tom and Kerry have the unique experience of being former insurance company defense attorneys before starting Atkinson Law Office and Minnesota Disability. Tom experienced a very severe lumbar spine injury resulting in multiple surgeries as the result of a work injury. These experiences shaped his desire to represent injured workers like himself.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We are a Minnesota Workers Compensation law firm staffed by FORMER insurance company attorneys. We know the secrets that the insurance companies want to keep from you in pursuing all of your rights and benefits under the law. We will lift that curtain and fight for your rights and access to all workers compensation benefits allowable under Minnesota Law.

Thomas Atkinson

Lead attorney Tom Atkinson has more than two decades of experience in workers' compensation law. Prior to opening his own practice he represented insurance companies and employers, gaining valuable knowledge of insurance companies' strategies and tactics. Now, this inside knowledge greatly benefits his clients who have suffered workplace injuries. Additionally, Mr. Atkinson has personally fought with insurance companies after suffering a workplace injury himself. He knows firsthand the struggles, challenges and fears that people face after a workplace injury.
License
  • Bar Number: Minnesota Supreme Co
    Minnesota , 1993
Education
  • Marquette University
    Bachelor of Arts , 1990
    Milwaukee, MN
  • Hamline University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1993
    Saint Paul, MN

Kerry Atkinson

Kerry Atkinson has nearly 25 years of personal injury defense litigation. She is certified as a civil trial specialist by the Minnesota State Bar Association and the National Board of Trial Advocates. In 2010, she was honored by the invitation to join the American Board of Trial Advocates. She is licensed to practice before the state and federal courts in Minnesota and the state court in Wisconsin. Kerry is a very aggressive workers compensation litigation attorney. She regularly takes cases to full hearings, when necessary, to ensure our clients obtain the workers compensation benefits they deserve.
License
  • Bar Number: 0237036
    Minnesota , 1993
Education
  • Hamline University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1993

Dana Gerber

License
  • Bar Number: 0387857
    Minnesota , 2007
Education
  • University of St. Thomas Law School
    Juris Doctorate , 2007

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