How much do lawyers charge in Minnesota?

The typical lawyer in Minnesota charges between $140 and $553 per hour. Costs vary depending on the type of lawyer, so review our lawyer rates table to find out the average cost to hire an attorney in Minnesota.

Practice Type Average Hourly Rate
Administrative $553
Appellate $183
Bankruptcy $328
Business $314
Civil Litigation $331
Civil Rights/Constitutional Law $406
Collections $244
Commercial/Sale of Goods $306
Construction $301
Contracts $308
Corporate $332
Criminal $237
Elder Law $306
Employment/Labor $331
Family $246
Government $163
Immigration $250
Insurance $193
Intellectual Property $347
Juvenile $181
Mediation/Arbitration $229
Medical Malpractice $300
Personal Injury $173
Real Estate $292
Small Claims $140
Tax $312
Traffic Offenses $267
Trusts $309
Wills & Estates $281
Worker's Compensation $338

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About Clio’s Hourly Rate Data for Lawyers (Updated 2021)

Clio's hourly rate data is based on aggregated and anonymized data from tens of thousands of legal professionals using Clio. Each year, this data is analyzed and published within the Legal Trends Report, which provides ongoing, in-depth research into the most pressing issues faced by legal professionals.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the hourly rate of a lawyer in Minnesota?

The average hourly rate for a lawyer in Minnesota is between $140 and $553 per hour.

How much does a family lawyer charge in Minnesota?

The average hourly rate for a family lawyer in Minnesota is $246 per hour.

How much does a civil litigation lawyer charge in Minnesota?

The average hourly rate for a civil litigation lawyer in Minnesota is $331 per hour.

What is the highest paid type of lawyer in Minnesota?

Administrative attorneys are the highest paid type of lawyer in Minnesota, earning $553 per hour on average.

What is the lowest paid type of lawyer in Minnesota?

Small Claims attorneys are the lowest paid type of lawyer in Minnesota, earning $140 per hour on average.