Practice Overview

J. Patrick Plunkett has worked to address the legal needs of individuals, privately-held businesses, and nonprofit organizations for more than 40 years. He advises individuals in the areas of estate and tax planning, wills and trusts, probate, powers of attorney and pre-nuptial agreements. Pat represents privately held businesses in a broad range of matters, including business formation, mergers and acquisitions and customer contracts. His work with nonprofits includes advising organizations on board policies and procedures, charitable contributions and corporate sponsorships.

Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States District Court
  • United States Supreme Court


  • University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN; J.D.
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; B.A.


  • Attorney of the Year, Minnesota Lawyer, 2017
  • Super Lawyer,® Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-present
  • AV® Preeminent Rating, by Martindale-Hubbell

Related Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, University of St. Thomas, Graduate Programs in Management