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Kaarin Nelson '06
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation | general
Admission States
  • Minnesota
Employer Information
Name Halunen & Associates
Address 80 South 8th Street
  Suite 1650, IDS Center
  Minneapolis, MN 55402 US
Main 612-605-4098
Personal Information
Languages English

Kaarin Nelson is a litigator. She has spent her legal career in the courtroom, fighting for the rights of her clients. Her practice focuses on individual employment cases, including discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower actions, and wage and hour violations. A cum laude graduate of the University of St. Thomas School of Law, she is a tenacious advocate whose sense of fairness and justice drive her in her work and in her life. This includes serving the underrepresented and giving a voice to those who all too often go unheard.


Kaarin’s trial and courtroom experience, coupled with her passion and commitment to her clients make her a formidable advocate. She has successfully litigated and tried many complex cases, achieving positive results for clients. She is a member of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers’ Association and the Federal Bar Association.


Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law – Employee
  • Labor and Employment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Civil Rights
  • Litigation
  • Whistleblower Retaliation
  • Workplace Discrimination


Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota



  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. – 2006, cum laude
  • Suffolk University – Boston, Massachusetts
    • M.A. – 2002
  • Boston College – Boston, Massachusetts
    • B.A. – 2001
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