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Gene C. Olson


Mr. Olson is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas


  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1973
  • University of Minnesota, B.S., with distinction, 1970


  • Minnesota, 1973
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 1974

Associations and memberships

  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association (Chair, Probate and Trust Law Section, 1991-1992)
  • American Bar Association

Biographical details

  • Co-Author: “Minnesota Practice: Methods of Practice, Estate Administration,” (West)
  • Co-Author: Minnesota Trust Administration Deskbook, 2nd Edition, 2005
  • Frequent lecturer, Continuing Legal Education (CLE), professional and community group seminars on topics relating to estate and trust matters
  • Recipient, Eugene P. Daly Jr. Award for outstanding contribution to the practice of law in the State of Minnesota
  • Listed in “Best Lawyers in America”
  • Named a “Super Lawyer,” Minnesota Law and Politics
  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Olson & Breckner, P.A. serves clients throughout the Minneapolis and St. Paul metropolitan area, and throughout the state of Minnesota.