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Lindsey E. Krause


Lindsey is a member of Nichols Kaster’s individual rights practice group, where she is committed to preserving workplace fairness and seeking justice for those employees whose rights have been violated.  She represents individuals who have been discriminated against or terminated for unlawful reasons, including their sex, race, age, disability, or for blowing the whistle on illegal activity.  Lindsey strives to be both a passionate advocate and an empathetic ear for her clients, helping them navigate the legal process to find resolution during a trying time in their lives.

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Prior to joining Nichols Kaster, Lindsey served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Frank J. Kundrat in St. Cloud, Minnesota. During law school Lindsey was a Lead Editor on the Journal of Law & Inequality and the President of the Women’s Law Student Association.  She also had an externship with Chief Judge Michael J. Davis in the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota.

Before law school, Lindsey spent time working on many local, state, and national political campaigns and spent a summer interning in Senator Amy Klobuchar’s Washington, D.C. office.

Admissions & Education

  • Minnesota
  • 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court - District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court - District of Nebraska
  • J.D. University of Minnesota
  • B.A. College of Saint Benedict, Political Science, magna cum laude

Speaking Engagements & Publications

  • Moderator/Co-Panelist of “Is Using Implicit Bias to Prove Discrimination Under Title VII and Other Antidiscrimination Statutes a Viable Option?” ABA Labor & Employment Section Annual Conference, November 2019.
  • Contributing Author to the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law, The Age Discrimination in Employment Law Treatise, Third Edition (Chapter 23: Collective Actions), Bloomberg BNA, 2018.
  • Co-presenter of “Top 10 Employment Law Issues for Low-Income Clients,” Advising the Disadvantaged Client Session II, Minnesota CLE, March 2019.
  • “U.S. Supreme Court to Decide if Employers Can Discriminate Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” (2019).
  • “One Size Does Not Fit All: The Need for a Complete Abolition of Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Juveniles in Response to Roper, Graham, and Miller,” 33 Law & Ineq. 481 (2015).
  • "Kavanaugh on the High Court: Should We Be Worried"? (2018).

Titles, Awards, & Memberships

  • LAUNCH Committee Member, Women Winning
  • Adjunct Professor – Law in Practice at the University of Minnesota Law School (2018 - Present)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Steven M. Block Prize for scholarship in civil rights or civil liberties