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Law Firm Overview

Based in Mankato, Minnesota

Based in Mankato, Farrish Johnson lawyers serve the entire state of Minnesota, including the Minneapolis and St. Paul Metro Area and surrounding suburbs, and southern Minnesota, including the cities of Winona, Rochester, Austin, Albert Lea, Owatonna, Waseca, New Ulm, Blue Earth, Madelia, St. Peter, and Worthington.

Established in 1893, Farrish Johnson is well-known for its uncommon wisdom. Every client receives the full benefit of our experience and expertise as we pursue successful outcomes to legal issues.

Our full service law firm is well-known in Minnesota as one of the leading civil litigation and business law firms in the state.

The attorneys and support staff at Farrish Johnson are dedicated to providing quality legal services with professional reliability and high ethical standards. The following is an overview of legal services we offer. You will work with a Mankato attorney who specializes in your type of case.

For a more thorough listing, visit our Areas of Practice page.


Legal Services at Farrish Johnson Law Office


A verdict that goes against you at trial does not have to be the end of your efforts to pursue a favorable outcome.  In many cases, you may have a right to appeal the decision of the judge or jury.

Arbitration & Mediation

Forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Business Law & Commercial Litigation

including fraud, insurance, non-competition agreements, tax disputes, real estate law, employment claims, business entity formation, contracts, banking law, business valuation, and trade secret agreements.

Civil Litigation

including car and truck accidents, personal injury, electrical accidents, stray voltage, employment law, commercial litigation, general negligence, professional liability, dram shop matters, product liability, construction accidents, railroad crossing accidents, construction defects, will contests, and wrongful death.

Construction Law

including mechanic’s lien claims, bond claims on public projects, contract drafting and negotiation, and collection.

Construction Litigation

More information coming soon.

Divorce & Family Law

including dissolutions, custody disputes, adoption, and paternity.

Employment Law

including employee policy handbooks, federal and state compliance, discrimination, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), wage claims, and non-compete issues.

Estate Planning & Probate

including wills, trusts, living wills, elder law, and probate administration.

Personal Injury

including motorcycle accident claims, slip and fall claims, product defect claims, traumatic brain injury, wrongful death claims, and truck and car accident claims.

Real Estate Law

including purchase and sale of property, real estate development, title registration (Torrens), 1031 exchange, and commercial leasing.

Wrongful Death Law

including when a family member is killed as a result of the negligence of another.