Linda Thompson has been practicing law since 2002. Linda was born and raised in southeastern Minnesota. Linda attended the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, majoring in sociology with double minors in political science and legal studies. While at St. Thomas, Linda was a member of the mock trial team, participating in the national mock trial competition, as well as a member of the political science club, a volunteer at the St. Thomas center for women's studies, and a chairperson for Omicron Delta Kappa national honor society. Linda graduated with honors, magna cum laude. After graduation from St. Thomas, Linda attended law school at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Linda became a member of the Wagner Labor Law Moot Court, as well as a member of various University social organizations. Linda worked as a certified student attorney, representing Minnesota prisoners in family law matters as part of the Legal Assistance to Minnesota Prisoners program, representing Minnesota cities and counties as part of the misdemeanor prosecution clinic, and later representing indigent offenders as part of the misdemeanor defense clinic.
While attending St. Thomas, Linda worked as a legislative intern at the state capital in St. Paul for Senator Sheila Kiscaden of Rochester, Minnesota. Later, Linda worked at the personal injury law firm of Kauffman Law Firm in Rochester, Minnesota, and at the family law firm of Butler and Associates in St. Paul. Finally, Linda volunteered as a legal advocate at Chrysalis Women's Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
While attending law school, Linda worked at the law firm of Kelly & Fawcett, P.A. in St. Paul as Assistant City Attorney for the cities of Maplewood, Taylors Falls, and White Bear Township (all located in Minnesota). Linda was also the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for the city of Maplewood. After law school, Linda continued working at Kelly & Fawcett in those capacities, as well as taking on general real estate transactional work, some corporation formation matters, and working with the Minnesota State High School League.
In 2004, Linda left Kelly & Fawcett and worked independently for two years, representing a select group of clients in general real estate matters.
In 2006, Linda became an Associate Attorney at Kennedy & Graven, Chartered , in Minneapolis. Linda worked as an Assistant City Attorney for the cities of Crystal, Robbinsdale, Belle Plaine, Pine Island, Richfield, Cottage Grove, Victoria, Sandstone, Brooklyn Park, Cambridge and Faribault (all located in Minnesota). Linda was also the Prosecuting Attorney for the city of West Concord and for Denmark Township (all located in Minnesota). Linda also represented many Minnesota cities in litigation matters. Linda defended Minnesota cities in conjunction with insurance provided through the League of Minnesota Cities, and also instigated litigation on behalf of cities. Linda focused her litigation on complex construction disputes, letter of credit matters, breached development agreements, and hazardous property abatement.
Linda joined Anderson & Associates in September, 2010. Linda focuses her practice on bankruptcy, general civil litigation, criminal defense and personal injury.
Linda lives with her family in Washington County, and volunteers for various community organizations, at her church, and at a local homeless shelter. Linda enjoys downhill skiing, boating, traveling, and regularly participates in long distance running events in the Minneapolis area.
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